Judith Martin

Etiquette Expert

Judith Martin, better known by the pen name Miss Manners, is an American journalist, author, and etiquette authority. Martin's uncle was economist and labor historian Selig Perlman.

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    Business Etiquette Or Just Basic Training?
    Huffington Post - Jan 28, 2014
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    Why I'm Sick Of Chronically Tardy People
    Huffington Post - Nov 14, 2013
  • And Kindly Do Miss Manners The Favor Of Getting Off Her Lawn
    Chicago Times - Nov 11, 2013
  • Modern Offices, Chock Full Of Offenses
    NYTimes - Sep 28, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Judith Martin.


1938 Birth Born on September 13, 1938.


2005 66 Years Old Martin was the recipient of a 2005 National Humanities Medal from President George W. Bush.
2006 67 Years Old On March 23, 2006, she was a special guest correspondent on The Colbert Report, giving her analysis of the manners with which the White House Press Corps spoke to the President. … Read More
2013 74 Years Old Starting August 29, 2013, Martin's children shared credit for some of her columns. … Read More
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