An unusually funny news story broke just recently about an email from an English woman to her future daughter-in-law, instructing her to mind her manners, the email went viral over night and has even made the national news in the UK.
The email was sent to 29 year old Heidi Withers after spending a weekend at her fiancee’s home in Devon this April. Carolyn Bourne, Withers’ future mother-in-law, wrote in her letter: “It is high time someone explained to you about good manners. Yours are obvious by their absence and I feel sorry for you.”
Bourne said that it was really unfortunate that Freddie, her son, had fallen in love with Withers, but if the bride to be wants to be accepted by their family, she should enrol herself to the nearest finishing school.
Withers’ father, Alan Withers, released his counter attack after the email went viral, criticizing her “uncouthness and lack of grace.”
“I think she has her head stuck so far up her own arse she doesn’t know whether to speak or fart,” said Mr. Withers in retaliation. “I met Carolyn and her husband Edward for dinner at a pub in London last year. Edward was a jovial chap but Carolyn was quite snotty. She had a look about her which made us think she thought she was better than us.”
He said that at the wedding, he is willing to shake Mrs. Bourne’s hand, but he has no desire to see them again.
“To be frank, where and how Heidi and Freddie get married is no concern of Carolyn’s. We just hope they have a wonderful day and are happy together,” he concludes.