LOL pioneering: "Instances of ILL MANNERS, to be carefully avoided by youth of both sexes", 1798

Do avoid LOLling on your chair when I speak to you!! And i pray that you refrain from surliness when I compliment you!
from The gentleman & lady’s companion : containing the newest cotillions and country dances, to which is added, instances of ill manners, to be carefully avoided by youth of both sexes. (1798), found on the LOC’s American Memory collection. Click on the link to learn how to do the Money in Both Pockets and the Bonny Lass of Aberdeen.
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