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Our language and how it works.

Never Say
I desire to purchase
I trust I am not trespassing
I presume
I recall

Say Instead
I should like to buy
I hope I am not in the way
I suppose
Big House
I remember

Leaving aside the suspicion that Mrs. Post’s use of the term Best Society is, itself, a bit pretentious, I hope to see you at the next Best Society function!

Let Rosie hear from you by mail (Style Weekly, 1707 Summit Ave., Richmond, 23230); by e-mail rozanne.epps@styleweekly.com; or by telephone (804-358-0825).

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