Asking a girl out for the first time is one of the most traumatic experiences in a young man’s life, and there’s not really much you can do about it except bite the bullet and just go for it. You’ve just got to step up to the plate sometimes.
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Back in 1949 though, things weren’t quite so hard thanks to the fact that kids got to watch 12 minute educational videos in high school explaining exactly how to ask a girl out for the first time. I’m not even going say anything about this and just let you enjoy it – I never even knew you could talk about something like this for 12 minutes, let alone make a video about it:
I’m sure your mind was blown by that as much as mine was, although it’s kind of a bummer the sound cuts out for the actual date. Wish I knew what he had said to make the night ‘the perfect evening’. I guess some things you can’t teach, although he didn’t get a snog so he didn’t do that well.
Not sure what the girls were doing for that part of the class, but hey, who cares about them, am I right? Maybe they had their own video about what lines they should say yes to when being asked on a date so that all the teenagers in America were synced up together. That would have been a pretty swell gift from the adults for all the kids out there.
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