It’s the conductor’s baton that called us all to attention for six winters.
It doesn’t matter that, in the early days of filming, Hugh Bonneville had to carry sausages in his jacket pocket to get her to follow him.
it’s the obsession with the question that’s the problem.
It’s a sexy topic, rife with stereotypes and joking-but-not-really stereotypes about men and women and teasing the idea that your supposedly platonic friend is actually harboring a secret crush on you and whether this is a good or bad thing for the relationship.
It possibly derives from the, erm, position classically adopted by male homosexuals.
chat up line an opening gambit intended to attract the opposite sex.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, three of the top 13 are models.
Time on Tinder: 1 year, 6 months Matches a day: 6 Number of first dates: 4 Bio: “London, fine art, fashion marketing” Pictures include a photo of her roller-skating, one at Notting Hill Carnival, another of her in a bikini and sunglasses, and one in a wrap dress.
26 million matches are made every day and 1.5 million Tinder dates take place around the world every week.
People who believe that yes, men and women the idea that there’s some sort of impossible wall between men and women and ascribe all sorts of motivations to it – that men only are friends with women because they want to sleep with them or that women that their male friends want them and string them along because they enjoy the ego boost or because they get their jollies over the power they wield.
Part of what keeps the topic alive is the way that pop-culture seems to on the idea that beneath any platonic mixed-gender friendship bubbles a simmering brew of frustrated sexual desire and sublimated romantic dreams just waiting to boil over and cause all sorts of delicious drama. Horrible’s Sing-Along-Blog, Gossip Girl, Teen Wolf, Twilight, The Ugly Truth, American Pie 2, Slumdog Millionaire, Friends With Kids, French Kiss, Chasing Amy, He’s Just Not Into You, Some Kind of Wonderful, Pretty In Pink It’s not surprising really.
adj attractive, when used to describe members of the opposite sex.
Very similar to “tidy.” A “fit bird” is a fine specimen of the fairer sex, and one described as “fit as a butcher’s dog” might be particularly nice.