Thursday, November 19, 2009

Foot in mouth

One of the hottest topics on Twitter right now is what not to say on a first date.

Among the most popular suggestions? Comments regarding a certain physical resemblance your partner might bear.

As in, looking like your most recent ex.

Or looking like one of your parents.


Most sane daters know that any conversation beginning with "you look just like" should be aborted -- unless the names Brad Pitt or Angelina Jolie are involved.

But let's pretend we're dealing with a dating universe that doesn't know the meaning of tact.

What's worse: "You look just like my dad," or "You look just like my ex-boyfriend"?