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A sporting event has divided the Coo household—how does our Truly Rich Lady take sides?
The usually quiet Coo household has been turned upside-down, and the cause for the tumult is something I did not expect: basketball.You see, there are Coos who went to the blue school, Coos who went to the maroon school, Coos who went ...
 
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As someone who's done both, the Truly Rich Lady shares what it's like when there is an obvious age gap between people who are dating.
Dear Truly Rich Lady:  I've found myself in a relationship with a man younger than I am.Let’s say I am in my late 30s (okay—I am 40) and he is in his early 30s (he’s 27!), and we are so much in ...
 
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"When all of a sudden you come into great money, don’t be stupid."
Who was it that said you can never be too rich, too thin, or too beautiful?This wise person was probably a Truly Rich, Thin, and Beautiful Lady, who believes the idea of never being afraid to ask the universe for more and ...
 
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No backpacks, please.
An art gallery is a special space, where visitors should tread as lightly and as carefully as they would in a musem.After all, you don't want to be that person who damages the art or disrupts other people's viewing time. And you ...
 
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Sound smarter and more credible by decluttering your sentences.
1. IrregardlessAs we’ve written before, “irregardless” is often incorrect—it’s “regardless.” The word has been in use since the early 1900s. It wasn’t initially in the dictionary but after its widespread misuse, it was added. While it might now be considered a word, ...
 
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There are a few special cases that confuse even the most thorough of grammar geeks.
1. Singular indefinite pronouns take singular verbs, and plural indefinite pronouns take plural verbs.When singular indefinite pronouns such as anyone, everyone, each, neither, none, or everything are used as subjects in a sentence, they also demand singular verbs and follow the same grammar ...
 
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Avoid becoming the guest of horror.
E-mail the Truly Rich Lady: [email protected], lovers! I am writing to you from an undisclosed but painfully chilly location: a medieval castle dressed up for a wedding in the style of Game of Thrones. Because a pair of "direwolves" has taken interest ...
 
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 “You look great for your age” is not a compliment.
I finally had that inevitable run-in with my Legendary Ex and, because we live in a polite world, I found myself shaking hands with My Replacement. I thought she was inoffensive enough (a leggy thing with youthful hair and a bright smile) ...
 
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What our resident Truly Rich Lady believes is missing in romance in the digital age.
How I love a grand gesture! Long ago, Persistent Suitor won me over by surprising me with a private jewelry shopping session where he wooed me with the words “pick out whatever you want.” When I asked why, he said: “Just because ...
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