Vintage 1945 Etiquette Book By Emily Post
“One is apt to thing of Etiquette as being of importance to none but brides or diplomats or persons lately elected to political office. As a matter of fact, there is not a single thing that we do, or say, or choose, or use, or even think, that does not follow (or break) one of the exactions of taste, or tact, or ethics, or good manners, or etiquette ~call it what you will.)
This is the first paragraph of this iconic Book of post war Etiquette By Emily Post. How things have changed in 75 years.