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The Incontrovertible Code of (Formerly) Unwritten Rules: From Airline- Armrest Etiquette to Flushing Twice, 251 Universal Laws of Common Civility that We Wish Everything Knew

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Never hog both armrests when you fly.Doorways, staircases, and elevator entrances are inappropriate spots to stop and chitchat.Always remember that one's own poop does, in fact, stink.When you borrow someone's car, fill it up with gas before you give it back.

These are the unwritten rules of life. Observe them, and one rises above the great unwashed. Observe them not, and
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published August 18th 2011 by Adams Media
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Lenore Webb
Sep 22, 2011 Lenore Webb rated it really liked it
once your out there you still need to follow the Unwritten Rules. You know them. Quentin Parker put it all down in 'The Universal Code of (Formerly) Unwritten Rules'. I love seeing the 251 rules of common civility that we should all be following. My favorite for us ladies is #125: A lady should always remember that gentlemen cannot read minds. Of course we need to tell them what is wrong and what we are thinking and feeling. They can not guess and always hit the nail on the head. In our house ru ...more
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Jan 16, 2016 Morninglight Mama rated it liked it
Shelves: humor, nonfiction
Cute enough for a "bathroom book," something to pick up and read a few pages of when you've got a few spare minutes. Definitely be prepared for a high level of snark, and some foul language to boot, which, to me, seems only appropriate considering the point of the book is to point out the stupid things people do that make other's angry.
Anna
Sep 21, 2013 Anna rated it did not like it
I found this book moderately sexist, slightly antiquated, and not worth my time. I was hoping for something funnier or more useful and it failed me.
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Dec 24, 2014 J. Dorner rated it liked it
A humorous book on etiquette for modern times. A large section rants about poor driving habits. Reads a bit like a week of observations of common irritations.
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