Whatever Happened To
Posted On: 2009-01-02
It went the way of
"Yes, sir. "
Do you know who just about killed all those phrases?
All of us.
We did not use them enough.
We now get,
"Gimme more. "
Mannerly responses are learned at home.
Rude, barbaric responses are also learned at home.
William of Wykeham, who was born in 1324 said,
"Manners maketh man. "
If we're so smart in the 20th century,
How come we're not as civilized as William was in the 14th century?
To the person who says, "Huh?", pass this message along.