Thursday, March 14, 2013

Stagecoach Etiquette #2: Spit With the Wind

Thursday March 14 2013

Stagecoach Etiquette #2

This one may be obvious to most of us, but then… the Wild West does have some unruly characters, and heaven forbid we Gentle Sex (ladies, I presume) might be offended… or spattered.

"If ladies are present gentlemen are urged to forego smoking cigars and pipes as the odor of same is repugnant to the Gentle Sex. Chewing tobacco is permitted but spit WITH the wind, not against it."


  1. Well, that's just common sense after all! It brings to mind a line from an old Jim Croce song: "You don't pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger and you don't spit into the wind"

  2. I couldn't have said it better myself.

  3. what a sweet looking horse! Wooly and good expression doing his job. I love the type.

  4. The same advice applies to snowblowers. *G*

    Love these old rules of etiquette. So much of it has been forgotten over the years.

  5. The nose blow should require the same etiquette.