Good to know that the etiquette guide is still going strong, and still focusing on women’s social skills:
“There is a course on ‘personal and professional impact’ for women, which emphasises body language, presentation and effective communication.”
You can read more about strange English habits in the Guardian‘s long read.
Have a good holiday!
Adrian Stenton is a PhD candidate at Leiden University Centre for Linguistics and is currently investigating number concord in the species noun phrase. Adrian is part of the project Bridging the Unbridgeable: linguists, prescriptivists and the general public, which is supervised by Prof Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade.
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