How to Use Good Table Manners

This article will teach you how to eat like a princess or how to eat like royalty. These steps will help attain the proper dining techniques. Although these steps need some getting-used-to, it will have a major impact in your life. A lot of people will be complementing you. Plus, you will reduce the chances of getting Scoliosis.

Steps

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    Do not chew with your mouth open or talk with food in your mouth.
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    Maintain the proper posture. Your back must never recline on the chair.
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    Have a straight back. No slouching. No reclining!
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    Do not bow your head to reach the plate.
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    In eating soup/any liquid food (not drinks), get a medium-sized spoon and scoop the soup outwards, opposite your face, and eat it.
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    Don't slurp your food.
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    Don't make any sound in eating.
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    In eating spaghetti, use your fork and spoon with grace and poise and eat it gently but not slowly.
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    Wipe your mouth if you have food around it.
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    Place an extra tissue or napkin on your lap so that if anything ever falls, you won't have stains on your clothes.

Warnings

  • Do not talk about inappropriate subjects, such as lactation, at the table. It is disgusting and crude.
  • Don't pick up your food if it drops. Just buy another one. Believe me, it's less expensive to buy a new one than buy medicine or pay the hospital bill just because of the germs on the food. Also, it's disgusting to eat something that fell.

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Categories: Etiquette | Manners