Judith Martin“Miss Manners”
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Judith Sylvia Perlman lived in various foreign capitals as a child, as her father, a United Nations economist, was frequently transferred. A graduate of Wellesley College, she worked at The Washington Post for 25 years, covering social events at the White House and the embassies, before becoming a theater and drama critic. In 1978 Martin created the Miss Manners column, answering questions on etiquette. The column is now syndicated. She has written 11 books and two novels.
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