” After ransacking my own experiences and discussing with my girlfriends over endless bottles of wine, it all comes down to seven differences.
They may be generalized and completely subjective from the points of views of me and the homies, but boy they’re big. The whole scenario of boy asking girl out, boy picking up girl and taking her to a restaurant to dinner, pulling out her chair and picking up check just doesn’t exist.
Many people regard those who only hang out in the bar as suspicious*. If you catch somebody’s eye, and the two of you look at each other for more than a second, then you’re good to start dancing with each other (at this point, you don’t even have to ask about the dance, you both know it’s coming).
From the moment the two of you start dancing, the rules aren’t as strict as before.
So the few times we have to use the word ‘date’ (usually to describe something foreigners do) we use the English word for it. So how do we figure on top of these lists of “happiest people in the world,” you wonder?