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7 Teenage Dating Tips From A 1953 Encyclopedia Britannica Film

You're doing it wrong.

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1. There are a few ways to ask out a girl. The first way: do it to her face.

This can be scary, though. Here's what our narrator tells us: "George did make the date. Awkward, maybe. But the date is made." So awkward.

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5. We are warned: When a girl blabs on and on about the hairdresser, a boy doesn't know how to respond. Here, George is being "smart" by thinking of conversation topics beforehand. Because clearly, his date will relate to "comic books."

"Beginning to Date," a 1953 Encyclopaedia Britannica Film.

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In a nutshell:

- Be nice and polite.

- When you're a dick, no one has fun.

- Things to plan ahead: activities, conversations, (and the lame one) when to go home.