From the correct way to eat Chinese food to the proper conduct at a funeral, this handbook is replete with sensible and enlightening advice on how to live life in the 21st century. Should I still avoid wearing black at a wedding? How do I introduce myself at a party? What social events can I take my children to? What are the social no-nos in email exchanges? Whether you've been invited to a garden party at Buckingham Palace or just need to know how to behave on the daily commute, this is an invaluable guide to modern manners and their importance in everyday life.