Posts on manners are coming up all over. Exhibit A: how to insult an academic when inviting her to give a talk. Exhibit B: how to insult an academic when complaining about your own failure to get a job. Exhibit C: how to insult an academic, period. On a slightly different note, the CoHE hosts a first-person essay on collegiality, which, despite the writer's obvious (and, I hasten to add, perfectly justified) irritation, makes some good points about how the meaning of collegiality alters in different academic contexts.