Peas & Queues: The Minefield of Modern Manners

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9781781250334: Peas & Queues: The Minefield of Modern Manners

How do you get rid of unwanted guests? What do you do if there's a racket in the quiet carriage? How should you eat peas, and behave in queues? How to behave, like how to punctuate, is an aspect of life that many are no longer taught - and getting it wrong is the stuff of comedy at best and humiliation at worst. Thankfully, Sandi Toksvig has come to the rescue with her entertaining guide to modern manners,with tips on what to do whether you're talking to a bore, or forgot their name in the first place. (Just call them 'darling'.) The award-winning Radio 4 broadcaster and writer offers guidance on the social pitfalls of every phase of life, from christenings to condolence letters. With characteristic wit and perceptiveness, and revealing the trickiest of her encounters along the way, she highlights decency rather than convention and provides an essential guide to twenty-first century behaviour. Now this down-to-earth, hilarious guide is available in perfect pocket-sized paperback size.

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Revue de presse :

'The most unpretentious, sensible and genuinely helpful etiquette book I've ever read - and by far the funniest' Kate Fox, author of Watching the English

'This little book will change your life - and that of your loved (and unloved) ones. For the better. And make you laugh' John Humphrys

'An entertaining guide to modern manners, which also uncovers some fascinating details about how our manners have changed through time' -- Bookseller

'The tone is chatty and there are plenty of etiquette-related nuggets here to enhance a reader's own conversational repertoire' -- Spectator

'Jolly, upbeat' -- Sunday Times

Biographie de l'auteur :

Sandi Toksvig is a well known broadcaster for both television and radio, hosts The News Quiz on BBC Radio 4 and 1001 Things You Should Know on Channel 4. She presented Excess Baggage on Radio 4 untill 2012. She has written more than twenty books including fiction and non-fiction for both adults and children, most recently Valentine Grey, and is a regular columnist for Good Housekeeping magazine and in September 2012 her latest play 'Bully Boy' was the opening production for London's first new theatre in thirty years, the St James. Sandi is the new Chancellor of Portsmouth University.

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