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November 12, 2013 4:00 PM

Feel free to tour your waiting room

DEAR MISS MANNERS: If I’m asked to wait in an office setting, or while waiting in someone’s home, is it rude of me to get up and look at paintings on the wall or book spines on a bookshelf (not touching or opening the books) in the room where I was instructed to wait?

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