Visiting Cards

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Visiting Card - History
... Visiting cards became an indispensable tool of etiquette, with sophisticated rules governing their use ... (unless invited or introduced) without first leaving his visiting card for the person at her home ... Upon leaving the card, he would not expect to be admitted at first, but might receive a card at his own home in response ...

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    Out in Hollywood, where the streets are paved with Goldwyn, the word “sophisticate” means, very simply, “obscene.” A sophisticated story is a dirty story. Some of that meaning was wafted eastward and got itself mixed up into the present definition. So that a “sophisticate” means: one who dwells in a tower made of a DuPont substitute for ivory and holds a glass of flat champagne in one hand and an album of dirty post cards in the other.
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