Mary Killen Mary Killen

Dear Mary… | 14 April 2007

Etiquette advice from The Spectator's Miss Manners

Q. Please can you advise me? I am a bachelor living on my own and I have my shirts ironed by a very nice lady in the village. She does a great job, but I am getting increasingly annoyed as she leaves my shirts hanging in the kitchen and then proceeds to cook a roast dinner (or similar) before I can pick them up.

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