'Dear Abby,' we still need you: Column
From the sage to the risqué, the late Pauline Phillips dished out a generation's worth of great one-liners.
Dear Abby: My daughter was recently married. My niece — a talented artist — hand-painted flowers on wine glasses for the dinner reception following the ceremony. They were intended to be keepsakes for each of the adult guests. The glasses turned out
Marie Manning: The Original Dear Abby. Linda Rodriguez McRobbie. Image credit: Julianna Brion. Marie Manning wanted to report on crimes. Instead, she did something revolutionary: She invented the advice column.
(CNN) — For nearly 15 years, Dolores Prida was the Latina answer to "Dear Abby." The Cuban-born writer penned columns — as she once put it — with "Latin-style tongue-in-cheek advice for the lovelorn, the forlorn and the just torn." Prida died in New
Pauline and Esther in 1986. (John Gaps III/AP) The obituary of Pauline Phillips, aka Abigail Van Buren, aka Dear Abby offers many delights, most involving her twin sister/rival advice columnist/best friend Esther Lederer, aka Ann Landers. Did you know