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July 1, 2014 7:00 AM

Miss Manners: Friend’s cancellation message online might have been missed

Someone who mails you a conventional letter at an address that you have supplied can reasonably expect that you will receive it. This is true even today, when modern technology provides a plethora of ways to receive correspondence without supplying additional eyes and ears with which to process it. But when canceling an invitation, there is a special burden on the ex-guest to see that the message is received.

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