How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

We bring to your attention a dozen tips published by the British edition of The Daily Mail, which were relevant before the outbreak of the Second World War — in 1938.

A little less than a hundred years have passed since the creation of a retro instruction on how to behave in the presence of a man you like. Are these rules outdated today? Judge for yourself!

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

1. Dress in your boudoir, and not in the presence of a man. Be ready to leave at the time you have agreed on.

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

2. Men are not too attracted to women who borrow handkerchiefs and leave lipstick stains on them. Apply makeup when no one sees you.

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

3. Do not be sentimental and do not try to play on male emotions. Men don't like tears, especially in a public place.

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

4. Do not attract the attention of other men, even if you accidentally overdid it with liquor. Otherwise, the first date may be the last.

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

5. Do not talk to a man while dancing. If he invited you, then he wants to dance, not talk.

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

6. Never sit in a cheeky pose, as if spreading out on the sofa, and do not look at the interlocutor with a faded look, even if you are really bored. Sit down as if you are ready to get up at any moment, close your mouth, listen to the man in silence.

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

7. The rearview mirror in the car is not intended for you to fix your makeup. It is necessary to provide the driver with an overview of the road.

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

8. Do not be nice to the waiter when making an order. A man deserves that your attention belongs to him completely.

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

9. If you have a big bust, wear a bra. And don't tighten your corset too tight.

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

10. Do not behave familiarly in public. Don't make a show out of your relationship — it's a sign of bad taste. Do not confuse a man and never insult him in public.

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

11. Do not talk to a man about clothes and do not try to describe your new dress to him. Discuss what he is ready to discuss.

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

12. Some girls get smarter from alcohol, but it's still better to keep quiet…

How our grandmothers used to quadrille men

13. And do not drink too much, otherwise a man may think that you spend all your evenings in an embrace with a drink.

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