Terrier Woody

Terrier Woody

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Mr. Manners

With my visit to the dog show coming up, it was suggested that I brush up on my manners.
I found this dusty old book in the case. Maybe this will help.

Hmmmm, How to set a Formal Table, The Debutante, Manners for Motorists....

Here we go, 'The Fundamentals of Good Behavior'.

WHAT?? NO WAY!

Emily Post says '...not to attract attention to oneself in public is one of the fundamental rules of good breeding...' AND  'breakfast bacon should be eaten with a fork'

I guess she never met an Airedale....hee hee
Wyatt

30 comments:

  1. Not draw attention to one's self?! Wha-? She's obviously never met a Greyhound, either! That's all just crazy talk!

    Bunny

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  2. mom said we better read it
    Benny & Lily

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  3. Never met a Dachshund either!
    Dachshund Nola

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  4. You are soooo right!!!
    Breakfast bacon eaten with a fork????
    Oh-noes!
    Kisses and hugs
    Lorenza

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  5. If one doesn't draw attention to herself in public, how in the world does one convince strangers to give her treats?

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  6. I like your new haircut, Wyatt. You look very handsome.

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  7. Chew that book up, quick. Bacon with a fork??!!!

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & roxy

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  8. Not a bichon either!!! Look at that cute face Wyatt! Great new do!!

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  9. Wyatt those rules just sound plain silly. Who doesn't want to get lots of attention when out in the street. Silly old book. Love your face in the last photo. No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

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  10. It's OK Wyatt. Gail assures me that the rules for terrier are different. And don't involve forks.
    Toodle pip!
    Bertie.

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  11. Good luck with the dog show Wyatt, I imagine that will be very interesting for you.

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  12. Table manners...use fork...don't call attention to yourself...

    Thats it!
    Etiquette is not for me!
    Good luck Wyatt!

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  13. Wow, I fail on both points too!

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  14. We don't think human etiquette sounds much fun. Don't worry Wyatt I'm sure you'll be fine at that show - love from Magic xx

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  15. we think that hooman etiquette sounds a boring! Do it the Terrier way Wyatt...go strutt your stuff!
    Big Nose Pokes
    The Thugletsx

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  16. hmmmm eating anything with utensils is just not right !

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  17. Something wrong with dat book, Wyatt. Like you says....old and dusty. Me tinks you should write your own book and tell it like it is!

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  18. Wyatt, we think it is time to rewrite the Book of Etiquette, and this time it should be penned by Wyatt, not Emily:)

    Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

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  19. Bacon with a fork???

    Stop on by for a visit
    Kari
    http://dogisgodinreverse.com

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  20. I think we need a book on Dogiquette. And one that says you eat bacon any way you can get it. Right, Wyatt?

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  21. Woof! Woof! Happy New Year! We are back from our longggg Holiday break.

    I wish al the luck ... seems to be a long lists. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

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  22. You are priceless Wyatt! you need to come teach Leo some manners.

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  23. Bacon with a fork? huh?

    Love ya lots
    Maggie and Mitch

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  24. Hey, Wyatt!

    Long time no see! Want my advice? I say etiquette-schmetiquette, although my folks would beg to differ...

    Slobbers,
    Bob and the gang

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  25. Don't know about you but I LOVE being the center of attention! And I will eat bacon with a fork, spoon or straw!

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  26. Who eats bacon with a fork?? Obviously they don't like it extra crispy like I do!

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  27. Hi Wyatt, thanks fur stopping by, it's furry nice to meet you! That Emily Post person doesn't sound furry smart to me. I wouldn't listen to her if I was you.

    Luv,
    Cloud

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  28. We just found your blog ... you're hysterical Wyatt and we love your pics!!!

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  29. Um, we think Ms. Post didn't know too much about dogs! BOL!

    The Road Dogs

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