Knowing the rules of good manners isnt always

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Unformatted text preview: 10. b c a d c d a b c a words about families 151 P ra c t i c e 2 : R e t e s t i n g Yo u r K n ow l e d g e 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. T F F T T F T T T F L E S S O N 21 mind your manners Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals. HORACE MANN (1796–1859) U.S. EDUCATOR AND FIRST GREAT AMERICAN ADVOCATE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION This lesson focuses on words related to manners—the social rules we use, especially when we’re on our best behavior. EVERY SOCIETY HAS a code of mostly unwritten rules about what constitutes good manners. The rules reflect the society’s ideas of how people ought to interact so that they show respect and consideration of one another and communicate effectively. Along the way, the rules are adapted to current situations in a culture. For example, in eighteenth-century European cities, men were expected to walk on the outside of the sidewalk when walking with a lady. The reason: to protect her from flying garbage that was dumped from upstairs windows. This rule acknowledged...
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