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Because I'm continuously tempted to say that "everyone" has heard… 
2nd-Mar-2012 03:41 pm
emily deschanel
Because I'm continuously tempted to say that "everyone" has heard this epigram before.

I have heard some variation of or I am familiar with the phrase/sentiment "men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses"

Yes
41(55.4%)
No
33(44.6%)
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2nd-Mar-2012 09:47 pm (UTC)
I first heard it on Will and Grace.
2nd-Mar-2012 10:00 pm (UTC)
Dorothy Parker (attributed).
3rd-Mar-2012 01:30 am (UTC)
I have, but it was very recently that I heard it for the first time (I'm 28).
3rd-Mar-2012 01:33 am (UTC)
I really like Dorothy Parker, and I bet that's her most well-known line.
3rd-Mar-2012 02:12 am (UTC)
I wonder if that's an indication of age, like if you're over a certain age, you're familiar with it and if you're under that age, you're probably not?
3rd-Mar-2012 04:02 am (UTC)
I'm very familiar with it, being a girl in glasses. Boys don't make passes at girls wearing glasses.
3rd-Mar-2012 02:32 pm (UTC)
I have never heard of that. I don't know Dorothy Parker either though.

Edited at 2012-03-03 02:33 pm (UTC)
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