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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why No Elbows On The Table?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why No Elbows On The Table?

Certain table manners go without saying: chewing with your mouth closed protects others at the table from seeing your half-chewed food; a napkin on your lap protects your pants from crumbs. But, why is eating dinner with your elbows on the table, which both feels & seems right, so frowned upon? Well, it originally served…Read More