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Are Manners Important?

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In this short from Encyclopedia Britannica, young Mickey would rather watch television than be courteous to his mother’s guest.

As if that weren’t bad enough, his mother brazenly flaunts an infinitive marker, asking, “Where have all your manners gone to?” This sets off Mickey’s fantasy of being President and declaring a no rules policy across the land.

Written by Karyn Vanderkooy. Contributing writer Bridget Nelson

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Release date

June 28, 2022


11 minutes