Why Is It Bad Manners To Put Your Elbows On The Dinner Table?

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Mystery Hour Question

Why is it bad manners to put your elbow on the table at dinner?
Jimmy, 10, Hoddesdon

Answer

Name: Simon, Finsbury Park
Qualification: Saw it on the Discovery Channel
Answer: Back in the olden days, they used to place table tops on a log or tree stump, so if you put your elbows on the table, it would flip up, so that’s how it became bad manners to put your elbows on the table. 

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