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  • Accordingly, the observance of this constitution in by-gone society is known by the phrase savoir-vivre, and, more rigidly than anybody else, Louis XIV. submitted himself to this code of proprieties.

    The Modern Regime, Volume 1

  • That is good American manners and what the French call savoir faire.

    The Log-Cabin Lady

  • "Alright, I hope you guys intend to order a lot of food," the zaftig, intense waitress displaying a kind of savoir faire would say to us Lambda Chi Alphas when we entered.

    Latest News - UPI.com

  • However since the elected government took power, he has recognized that he is the 'savoir' of the nation by directing armed forces to 'open fire' on US invaders.

    Bloggers.Pakistan

  • "You know perfectly well that I am nothing in grandfather's young life, but the Cardew women all have what he likes to call savoir faire.

    A Poor Wise Man

  • If the vaunted Academy had any guts, The Wrestler would be up for Best Pic – as vs., say, Benjamin Butten, which is Forrest Gump with a high-tech makeover and a little more savoir faire. lobstakilla Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The Wrestler

  • As you can probably guess from the name, the show forces attractive women and geeky guys to co-habit and transform their opposite numbers, giving the geeks apparent savoir-faire and the beauties a sheen of academic knowledge.

    Seven Seeks Beauty And The Geek Contestants | Lifehacker Australia

  • Sur mon billet d'avion, je ne pouvais pas savoir ce qu'il y avait marqué.

    Global Voices in English » Bahrain, Oman: The Lives Of Migrant Workers

  • Now she uses those same talents and savoir faire to help readers pop their own corks and get the mostout of life.

    Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire by Mireille Guiliano: Book summary

  • He might have all the answers-and a 007 savoir faire to boot-but the locket isn't the only heirloom passed down in Tammy's family.

    Archive 2009-02-01

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