24 The Jimmy Fallon Touch: Good Manners Help You Shine

I was delighted when a radio commentator reported that the National League of Junior Cotillions chose Jimmy Fallon to top its “Best-Mannered List for 2014.”

According to the League’s Website, Fallon was selected as Number One “for maintaining the dignity and respect of others through his comedic disposition as host of The Tonight Show.”

I can’t think of a better choice. Part of what makes Fallon so charming is that he invariably seems delighted to be with his guests and determined to help them look good. Much of our enjoyment comes from his intense interest in their success and his whole body laughter at their jokes. Even if you don’t think he’s funny, you can’t help but like Jimmy Fallon. ...

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