Originally Posted by captain58sailin
there is an old saying, "An ass unkissed is an opportunity missed" if was a favorite saying of one of my mates. I don't consider graciousness a feature of fawning. Good manners does not demean you, it does make the world a little more pleasant.
, your mate's saying is one I understand. Good manners be damned...what the world needs is more irreverence. (and for those who are struggling, Don, Chris et al, and at the suggestion of Maren, I'll add a