Saturday, November 14, 2009

Bowing and Scraping

Will the adults in charge at the White House have a word with the boss about this? 

Thank you.

Had enough, yet?

One does not bow or curtsy to a foreign monarch because the gesture symbolizes recognition of her power over her subjects. One nevertheless treats her with respect.

From 'Miss Manners' Guide For the Turn-of-the-millennium' By Judith Martin

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