Either way, we have it under good authority that what you're doing is wrong - it's not proper, dahling. (Although don't worry, we thought some of these were relatively acceptable procedures in daily life, too).
To clear up any confusion you might have, the experts in modern manners Debrett's have shared their much-esteemed guidance.
Ladies and gentlemen, an education in etiquette awaits...
Everyday Etiquette Lessons
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