You finish your meal and let out a little nervous burp. Perhaps you’ll decide to recline in a chair. Or maybe you’re just standing there with your weapons by your sides. In the past, either of these blunders may have had you kicked out of civilized society. But, of course, we’re not talking of the prim and proper Victorian era here, but rather the 1950s. So, do you want to hear how you might have socially ruined yourself and your family? Here are the strangest methods to do it – some of them are borderline disgusting.
Etiquette manners covered any tiny act in the Victorian period, even down to the quantity of cologne that men used. Men were told to wear as little of their preferred perfume as practicable. And, while we must admit that there is such a thing as so much aftershave, you would not be publicly shunned for overdoing it these days.