What is Emily Post?

  • (noun): United States female author who wrote a book and a syndicated newspaper column on etiquette (1872-1960).
    Synonyms: Post, Emily Price Post

Emily Post

Emily Post (October 27, 1872 – September 25, 1960) was an American author famous for writing on etiquette.

Read more about Emily Post.

Some articles on Emily Post:

The Emily Post Institute - Contributors
... Peter Post is the great-grandson of Emily Post, director of The Emily Post Institute, and author of three etiquette books ... Also, since 2004, Peter Post has authored a weekly "Etiquette at Work" column in The Boston Globe ... Peggy Post, Emily Post's great-granddaughter-in-law is an author and spokesperson for The Emily Post Institute ...
Emily Post - Legacy
... Emily Post's name has become synonymous, at least in North America, with proper etiquette and manners ... In 2008, Laura Claridge wrote Emily Post Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners, the first full-length biography of the author ... Post's caricature (emerging from her etiquette book and scolding England's King Henry VIII about his lack of manners) was featured in Frank Tashlin's 1938 cartoon Have You Got ...
Elizabeth Post
... Post (May 7, 1920 – April 24, 2010) was an etiquette writer and the granddaughter-in-law of the etiquette writer Emily Post ... Post (née Elizabeth Lindley) was born in Englewood, New Jersey, on May 7, 1920, the third child of Allen Ledyard Lindley and Elizabeth Ellsworth Lindley ... She married Emily Post's only grandchild, William Goadby Post, in 1944 ...

Famous quotes containing the word post:

    A demanding stranger arrived one morning in a small town and asked a boy on the sidewalk of the main street, “Boy, where’s the post office?”
    “I don’t know.”
    “Well, then, where might the drugstore be?”
    “I don’t know.”
    “How about a good cheap hotel?”
    “I don’t know.”
    “Say, boy, you don’t know much, do you?”
    “No, sir, I sure don’t. But I ain’t lost.”
    William Harmon (b. 1938)