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That said, we were willing to argue the point that we will have cake whenever we please (not just at tea time). As it turns out, the posh set eat pudding after dinner. We suspect Snack Pack pudding cups would be frowned upon. There was also some dissension regarding the news that our penchant for toasts and raising our glasses is a no-no. The upper crust apparently prefer silence to a "Cheers!" or "Salud!" or good old "Bottoms up!"
The afternoon included lots of laughs and banter with our etiquette instructor and though we are likely doomed to remain commoners, we comfort ourselves with the knowledge that even if Violet Crawley found us as dreadful as electric lights and swivel chairs, we'd probably get along swimmingly with brash American Martha Levinson.