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1) The custom of raising the hat when meeting an acquaintance derives from the old rule that friendly knights in accosting each other should raise the visor for mutual recognition in amity. Which of the following is the best way to paraphrase Sentence 1? A. According to Emily Post, people raise hats as a greeting because knights used to do it. B. According to Emily Post, raising a hat in greeting comes from the knightly custom of lifting a visor to show other knights that he was a friend.

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    C. Post believed that people "raise the hat" in greeting as a continuation of the knightly custom of "raising the visor." D. Post instructs people to raise their hats as a way of showing others that he or she is a friend, not a foe.

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