The Dating Game

LOVE AND MARRIAGE WILL BE DANGEROUS SPORTS, A HUMORIST PREDICTS

The next century will be a time of many informational breakthroughs. Most notably, the battle between the sexes will take on a new complexion because it will be scientifically documented that men and women are completely different species of animals (not unlike, say, hyenas and pumas, although there will be a lot of heated arguments about who gets to be the pumas).

Once everyone accepts that we're speaking different languages, a computer system will be developed that allows instantaneous intersexual communication to occur. For the first time, certain simple but formerly bewildering transactions will become clear. At the end of an...

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