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The A-Z of modern dating
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I didn't realise that there were specific rules for dating until I turned 20 and crossed the Atlantic to study in the small town of Davis, California. Before this I had always adhered to the British adolescent school of relationship formation - namely, go to a party, down some drinks, make eye contact with a person you fancy, proceed to kissing and often much more, wake up the next morning to find that you have magically become one half of a couple, then spend the following weeks, months, and sometimes years, discovering whether you have anything whatsoever in common. Living in Brighton, this approach had led me into clinches with a long-haired guy who worked in the pound shop, and with a foreign exchange student who was obsessed with Scrabble, became a born-again Christian, and then revealed that he was gay. In other words, it had served me well. In the US, I discovered, they took a different tack. Namely, dating. I had heard of dating, of course, but I had no idea about the precise mechanics of the concept; the fact that this approach proceeded within tightly-observed boundaries.
An A to Z of old words to calm and inspire hope
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L ike language, our emotions are universal and whatever fears and anxieties we are now experiencing, someone else in centuries gone by has felt the same way. Here is an A-Z of archaic and forgotten words that at some point in the past exactly described an elusive sense of peace, calm and delight. So, if you want to know your agathism from your euneirophrenia, read on and draw comfort from these linguistic oddities. It is a word to remind us that though we may be in for hard times, there is light at the end of the tunnel.