Dating guide from 1950 advises women on how to behave in a restaurant

Washington, Apr 26: A dating guide from a magazine that dates back to 1950, provides some pretty antiquated advice for women on how to properly behave in a restaurant.

An uncovered dating guide for women from the 1950s delivers some pretty antiquated advice on how to properly behave in a restaurant.

Good Morning America/CupidSpeedDater.com – An uncovered dating guide for women from the 1950s delivers some pretty antiquated advice on how to properly behave in a restaurant.

The copy of British magazine Woman’s Own advises woman to remember that when eating out with a man, whether he is your father, brother or boyfriend, a man always does the ordering. Never ask the waiter anything for yourself, it said.

The dating guide from the magazine was recently recovered and shared by CupidSpeedDater.com, and the suggestions are pretty hilarious come 2014.

Advice such as: “Women should be very careful not to leave lipstick marks on napkins and cups; this is in bad taste,” and “Nothing infuriates a man more than the woman who continually smokes his cigarettes” are just a few of the gems from this antiquated guide.

A dinner date was apparently a minefield for mistakes, so the piece describes in painstaking detail the differing and specific ways to eat asparagus, celery, cheese, fruit, fish, butter and bread. (ANI)