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Daily Archives: June 30, 2010

He Fancies Me, He Fancies Me Not: English Lesson 10, Part II

I mentioned in Part I that I had much to learn about the English intricacies of dating because it’s just that: intricate. I’ll explain by contrasting it with the American rituals–a seeming polar opposite. In the States, any outsider can determine whether girl and boy like each other: Scenario A…Boy flirts with girl. Girl flirts back. Boy asks girl out. (Or reverse boy and girl role.) Scenario B…Boy flirts with girl. Girl does not flirt back. Boy moves on (hopefully). (Also can reverse gender role here.) A and B scenarios…