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Since 2015 William has written a regular tongue-in-teacup column for the world’s most read news website, the MailOnline. He comments on matters of taste, social class, etiquette and civility.


William Hanson has given his verdict on whether your relationship is common. He says drinking Prosecco and having pet names are bad. Celebrating Valentine's Day and giving big cards are out too.

Date: 14/02/2017


Etiquette expert William Hanson has revealed the top social media faux pas - including gym selfies, sharing relationship milestones, taking photos of your food and 'lonely' mirror selfies.

Date: 08/02/2017


The Washington Hilton, Capital Hilton and Hay-Adams in DC have all hosted presidential balls and dinners. Here Mr Hanson reveals how they keep presidents safe and well fed.

Date: 03/02/2017


William says we should consider what our choice of bedtime fashion says about our hopes and dreams. He claims slippers are high-class, but says that sleeping naked means you're 'oversexed'.

Date: 13/01/2017


New Year's resolutions can be a social minefield, according to etiquette expert William Hanson. Here he explains which aspects to avoid when it comes to your annual bout of self-improvement.

Date: 06/01/2017


Etiquette expert William Hanson reveals which celebrities have had the worst manners in 2016 including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and President elect Donald Trump.

Date: 27/12/2016


William Hanson reveals the things that could make you look common this Christmas, including eating after 1pm, pouring gravy and microwaving pudding.

Date: 21/12/2016


William Hanson reveals he's all for decorating the house, sending cards and enjoying carols but nativities, Christmas markets and pantos must be avoided if you don't want to look common.

Date: 16/12/2016

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