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No Need to Be Born With a Silver Spoon

May 03, 1994| Associated Press

DAVIS — 7The suits are sharp, the resumes impressive. What else could a UC Davis graduate student need to succeed in the cutthroat world of business? How about a class in table manners?

One student was a job finalist until he was taken for an interview to a four-star restaurant. "At the end of the meal, he blew it," said etiquette consultant Shirley Wiley. "He took his thumb to push rice onto his fork. And that moment, the interview ended."

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