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Ahai asked in Society & CultureEtiquette · 1 month ago

How is elbows on the table bad manner? ?

6 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    I suppose it originated from people not wanting someone's grubby arms all over their table cloths or table in general  .

  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    some people dont like it, it wouldnt bother me any

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It signifies a thoughtless and inconsiderate personality challenging a minor social grace that most people master by the age of five.

  • because grandma said so.................

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because it's sloppy. It also signals how you were brought up and where you are "safe" to invite and include. You should invest in a basic etiquette book. 

  • 1 month ago

    It just is.  Why is a man wearing a hat inside bad manners?  Why is anything bad manners?  We create social rules so that we might better live in harmony.  Many these days disagree with the need for that though.  They probably put the fork on the right side of the plate!

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