What if informal gatherings make us more etiquette conscious, not less?
A curious staple of UK television, Come Dine with Me is a reality show that features a group of strangers competing to throw the best dinner party. Contestants each take turns hosting the others, subjecting their competitors to an evening of food, conversation and entertainment. The guests mark each other out of 10 and the winner gets a cash prize. As with many reality shows, the producers seem to select the contestants with the aim of generating conflict, but a
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