15 January 2005
No Civil War jokes, please
According to an ongoing survey by etiquette expert Marjabelle Young Stewart, Charleston, South Carolina is the most well-mannered city in America.
For twenty-eight years, Stewart has been compiling data from her readers and students, and Charleston has come out on top eleven times.
I grew up in Charleston, and I suspect that this gentility is the combination of three factors:
That's my thinking on the matter, for what it's worth, and I hope you'll consider it a worthwhile contribution to the discussion.
And if you don't, well, bite me.Posted at 10:14 AM to Almost Yogurt
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