Miss Manners’ Definition of Family

Miss Manners shares her thoughts on how “family” should be defined:

“But eating together, night after night, no matter who does the cooking or the carrying-in — that is a good definition of what makes a family. A family, by Miss Manners’s standards, is a group of people that takes nightly and weekend meals together. It is then and there, asking one another to pass the beans, arbitrating who gets the drumstick and pretending to be interested in each one’s adventures of the day, that families are forged.”

Sounds good to me!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s