My taste in books, as in most other areas, is eclectic. I love words and am fascinated by how different authors use them to create atmosphere, describe place, develop characters or make me laugh.
I vaguely remember this book and have no recollection of why I chose to read it. Perhaps it was the title and the cover color. Even so, I found words from it saved in my notes. As I read them, I laughed out loud and thought them too good not to share.
AUDREY‘S ADVICE FOR CATCHING & KEEPING A MAN
1. Never write anthing to a boy you wouldn’t want published on the front page of the New York Times.
2. Don’t be loud.
3. Never trust anyone, male or female, who say “Trust me”.
4. Never let a man see waste in your kitchen sink drain.
5. Always leave some food on your plate.
6. Never tell a girlfriend when you like a certain boy.
7. Never call a boy.
8. Never open a car door yourself or offer to split the check. If you expect to be treated like a lady, you will be.
9. Never do anything with a boy you’d be embarrassed to have him tell his friends.
10. Never criticize a gift even if you loathe it.
Some of this advice might have worked in my day, but I’m not sure about now. Maybe I’ll send it on to granddaughters and see what they have to say!