The language of love
Before I decide to make myself comfy on the shelf, I thought I might give online dating a shot. Exhaust all possibilities before admitting defeat, if you will.
Apparently people in New York City have huge successes with online dating.
Apparently I’m not people.
Do you know what I found most astonishing? Not the pictures, or lack of tall men, or even the 40-year-olds seeking 20-year-olds.
It was the writing. It was not good.
What do you :) mean happy hour @ Be @ 1 won’t get you in the mood!!!??!?!?!!? :) All girls love it!!! :\ !? I want to have youre babies!!!!!??
(This was taken from a message that I actually got.)
Where is the wit and a wholesome full stop when you need one? I long for the deadpan of a Wes Anderson film.
So gents, here’s a wee tip. Exclamation marks are used to draw attention to warnings and danger. Just think what sort of message you’re sending out when you include more than one.
Your inbox deserves better
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