Now that school is starting, let’s look at this lovely four-minute video where children are taught from an early age how to express thankfulness and how to be polite [Children’s Etiquette].

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Good topic to speak on. I’ve been to many buffet lunches/and dinners and have seen that act out at all of them. People just gormandize themselves because it’s there. It’s gross and just plain not mannerly at all. Thanks for addressing this subject.
– Dawn

You are so right, food is wasted especially at buffet style restaurants. I’ve witnessed at the “Mandarin” and other places in the US. Customers would pile up food they don’t know much about, taste some and then leave most of it on their plate. That is sheer stupidity not realizing that they’re partly responsible for prices going up at these places.

Adeodata, we love leftovers, therefore, no waste. I feel it’s a sin to dispose of food that is still eatable. I was born during the war; I know what hunger feels like. My two sisters and I had gone to bed many times with an empty stomach. This is a different generation, knowing nothing of war, hunger, etc. Sad but true.
– Gisela von Schilling

Thank you for your newsletter, it is meaningful as always.
– Erik

On the bright side— a trip to Cyprus!!!
– Tsufit

Great newsletter, as always.
– Nina Menezes, Inter Dream Design