Monday, May 31, 2010

Unintended consequences

The Welsh biographer and essayist Byron Rogers, reviewing The Cigarette Book by Fletcher Watkins and Chris Harrald in the Spectator, says of the ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces that:
a quarter of the Irish couples who now get together do so after meeting each other while smoking out of doors.


Phil said...

yep - I believe the outcast's dating phenomenon is called smirting: smoking and flirting

Keri H said...

I heard it was called floking-