Cameron, Oskamp, and Sparks remark, drily, “The overwhelmingly positive content of the ads is especially clear if one considers the likely nature of information which was not presented.” Well, hope springs eternal.
Though she is agnostic about how she found those dates, she never placed an ad in the paper.
“Potential partners seek to strike bargains which maximize their rewards in the exchange of assets.” Positive descriptors about appearance abound. Women are attractive, very attractive, or extremely attractive.
Women stress those physical attributes, while men speak of status, occupation, or financial security.
It was her first day, and she wore suede pants and a ribbed turtleneck.
She walked in and was introduced to the owners of the small press that put out the paper, all men.