Hot on the heels of Kim Severson's New York Times article about manners in the South, Gawker has written a retort mocking what it calls "an alarming fake trend story in the Paper of Record." Gawker pokes fun at a list of things mentioned in the article used as evidence about "the behavior of tens of millions of Americans across thousands of square miles." Click here to see the list.
· Manners Down South: Killed by Anecdotes [Gawker]
· A Last Bastion of Civility, the South, Sees Manners Decline [NYT]