Saturday December 17, 2016

Tips and tricks for when you inevitably have to deal with people over the holidays

Henry Alford has some essential tips for getting you through all your holiday social gatherings.

Henry Alford has some essential tips for getting you through all your holiday social gatherings. (Woolenium/Flickr)

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Just how out in the open should you be at a holiday gathering?

"If there are cards you need to lay on the table, put 'em out there right up front."

Henry Alford

Henry Alford is the a humorist, journalist and the author of 'Would It Kill You To Stop Doing That?' (New York Times)

Writer and man of impeccable manners, Henry Alford, offers Piya his best advice for avoiding holiday socializing strife. But will Piya comply, determined as she is to crack the veneer of perfect holiday cheer?

"Never give a full and accurate response to the question 'how are you'?"

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