Monday, 29 November 2010

The so-so date

What the fuck was I thinking - that I was ready - I wasn't. It would be another month before that fact would be acknowledged.

Where does this strange etiquette come from? The one where you don't fancy each other after one never-mind two drinks. So why then have three, four, maybe more, just to see? Is it an ego thing? Is it waiting to have ones attractiveness validated, or is it just English politeness and manners gone mad...

Maybe our American cousins have the right idea*:

a) You rock up
b) Decide you don't 'feel' it
c) Make like a tree and leave

* Based on one conversation with an American colleague...




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