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faux pas

  • n  a socially awkward or tactless act
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  • In Stiletto Killing, Woman Claims Self-Defense
    A stiletto killing in self-defense -- where to begin with this grisly fashion faux pas? A research professor of women's health issues at the University of Houston was found dead early Sunday, after he was stabbed with a stiletto heel.
    June 11, 2013 - FindLaw
  • Photo: Is It Rude To Take Your Shoes Off On The Subway?
    We've seen the worst of the worst when it comes to poor subway behavior : bros with patio furniture , dudes hanging brain , banana peel seat hogs , blow job express trains , etc. But here's a more subtle subway faux pas: tipster RC spotted the woman above lounging on the subway with her shoes off yesterday. "Shoes off with no fucks to give," as he put it. [ more › ]
    June 9, 2013 - Gothamist

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