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This review is from: How to be a Good Wife (Hardcover)
"When being driven in a car, do not take it upon yourself to tell the driver how to drive. Your suggestions will very likely only upset him, and may lead to a serious accident. Leave him to do his job, and don't interfere."
Highly amusing little book - written in all seriousness in 1936 but very Cholmondley-Warner-esque in its outdated attitudes. This book provided many wonderful gems (including the above sample) for some light-hearted ribbing in my groom's speech when I got married.
Note that this book is clearly based on the earlier Don'ts for Wives, rewording the material of that work whilst adding some new stuff, so there is a lot of duplication between the two. The versions in the older work tend to be more amusing to my taste however - the versions in this newer book sometimes seem a little clumsy through having been reworded simply for the sake of rewording. It's definitely worth having both though.