A school for ordinary gentlemen
The British have opend a "finishing school for men", where men can go for 3 days and learn how to become siss....I mean gentlemen. But after three days in a Scottish castle, the students emerge from a minefield of etiquette knowing everything from how much to tip the gamekeeper to how to walk with a book balanced on their heads. [...] Table manners and cutlery terrified the nine pathfinders on the first course. "What glasses for which wine, which knife and fork -- that was what frightened them the most," Mather said. In deportment, they learned with the help of a book balanced on their heads "how to stand, sit and walk with stylishness and poise." To the relief of their nearest and dearest, they were even taught basic sewing and ironing skills as well as such manly pursuits as fly fishing and clay pigeon shooting. Scottish reels were danced "for fun and fitness" and the networking class even taught how to offer a power handshake. LOL This, is of course, to counter the fact that more men are..ehh...behaving badly, or in an ill-mannerd way at least. But check this out: Feminism is to blame. Feminism and political correctness, she argues, may have to shoulder some of the blame in an age of equality. "These days do you open a door for a woman or give up your seat? Rabid feminists may not think so but most women like to be treated like a lady. A lot of women still want a knight in shining armor," she said. Awww... Well, on behalf of all the men of the world kadies, please let us know when you finally know what you want, cause we are getting mixed signals here.