Qantas etiquette expert

runaw DPS

One of the most startling jobs I did when I worked as an advertising copywriter, was write the manual on grooming and deportment for Qantas staff.

Why startling?

Well, in the world of┬áthe advertising creative, jeans is as dressy as it gets. So I wasn’t exactly a sartorial expert.

It didn’t stop me issuing stern instructions about not turning up to work with wet hair, however, even if I was guilty of that myself sometimes.

And it’s amazing what you learn – for example, that stewardesses get issued 18 pairs of nylons a year!

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