Still, there is a significant difference between an Assembly at Bath and a flier that is advertising goods to the general public.Online solicitations, where no response need be made if there is no interest, are equivalent to the latter. Our social lives happen in online communities as much or more than in friends’ basements or bars.
There is nervous laughter among the gulps of wine, tentatively proffered handshakes and exchanged numbers.
However, there were more men who had never been married or in a common-law relationship.
Statistics Canada provides numbers for only two gender categories.
Although your tactful wording could serve as a model for rejecting an acquaintance, there is really no charming way, other than silence, to express, “I can’t imagine that it would be worth my while to meet you.” DEAR MISS MANNERS: I can’t wrap my mind around those who find it acceptable to attempt to coerce their friends and family members into footing the bill for some unreasonable and ridiculous event that they have planned for themselves.
Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star Realtor Lesli Gaynor calls it speed dating.