What Do You Do If...
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the December 2006 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
What do you say to a boor who has just made a boorish remark?
"Let the comment hang there for an extra second or two. Acknowledge that you heard them, stick up for yourself in a civilized fashion, and move the conversation on."
— Margaret Shepherd, author of The Art of Civilized Conversation
— Nora Ephron, author of I Feel Bad About My Neck