Recommended Videos

More articles about: manners and misdemeanor

 
Share
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 ...
 
Share
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 ...
 
Share
"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 ...
 
Share
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 ...
 
Share
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, ...
 
Share
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 ...
 
Share
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 ...
 
Share
 “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) ...
 
Share
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 ...
 
Share
Our resident Truly Rich Lady lists the rules every heartbreaker needs to follow.
Do you want to ask our resident TRL a question? E-mail C.C. Coo at [email protected]  Dear Truly Rich Lady:How do you break up with someone face to face without him losing face? I don’t want to stay in a relationship just because I know ...
 
Share
A Partner In Crime is necessary when planning and throwing a party, says the Truly Rich Lady.
The Party MomThis is not your actual mom, but someone who has similar superhuman management abilities. The Party Mom will help you troubleshoot anything, from the wilting peony arrangements to a crying and possibly drunk guest. She will not (like your mom) ...
 
Share
Gather ‘round lambs—the Truly Rich Lady answers all. From where to find love to what to read to how to get a good set of brows.
Do you want to ask our resident TRL a question? E-mail C.C. Coo at [email protected]  Dear Truly Rich Lady,My friends describe me as a fine, soft-spoken, and altruistic person. I am in my mid-20s. I prioritize my career and family. I don't smoke or ...
 
Share
Classiness depends on your overall knowledge and practice of manners and has little to do with wealth.
You’d think the question of class would boil down to one’s socio-economic standing and be measured by one’s bank account, but Britons say otherwise, and we have to agree. If you want to exude an air of sophistication, a good reference is ...
Connect With Us