DEAR MISS MANNERS: I was at a social event, and a dance teacher I have taken a few classes with was also attending as a guest.
She came over to say hi to the woman sitting next to me, and gave her a big hug.
As the teacher turned away from her friend, her head and body were pointed towards me, less than 4 feet away. I said, “Hi, Delia.”
She looked through me and walked away. I know for a fact that the teacher knows my name and face.
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I believe this is called a cut. I have done it to someone myself, once in my life.
Now, I know why Delia is mad at me: A couple of years ago, I spoke out of turn in her class, uttering a single, ordinary word that was interpreted (probably correctly) as critical of her teaching. When I returned to her class on a later date, she allowed me to attend …read more
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