Tag Archives: Etiquette History

Why Do We Pull Out A Lady’s Chair?

Have you ever wondered why we pull out a lady’s chair as she is being seated at the dinner table? This act of social etiquette stemmed from the days when the attire of high society women was so elaborate and … Continue reading

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Forks Were Once Controversial Utensils

Believe it or not, the fork was a controversial utensil and not accepted in all countries until the mid 1600s. The word fork comes from the Latin word furca, meaning pitchfork.  Many cultures made a connection between the pitchfork and … Continue reading

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