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39 Steps to Being a Gentleman

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Gentleman's Life, a British magazine, lists the essentials on a quiz that I have failed miserably. For example, it is only now that I realize that I have been ill-mannered to gamekeepers at the estates where I have visited:

11 Tips staff in a private house and a gamekeeper in the shooting field

Horrors! I must amend this mistake immediately. On the other hand, I have met some qualifications:

30 Has read Pride and Prejudice

Many years ago, a lady once jokingly said that she would go on a date with me if I read Pride and Prejudice. I immediately did so and actually went on no fewer than two dates with her.

34 Sandals? No. Never

Of course not. Even my manservants don't do this in their private lives. If they did, they would not remain in my employment.

28 Knows when to use an emoji

And that time is known as "never."

How well do you rate on the test?

-via Marginal Revolution

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