Well, if you’ve ever read an online dating profile anywhere, you’ve invariably seen some version of today’s Phrase Of The Day in there somewhere. This can come in the form of, “No Games!” or “I am sick of playing games!” or “I do not play games, and won’t put up with it”, among others.
Having read this phrase a few hundred times, I got a bright idea. I started asking people what they meant by that. The conversations, predictably, went about like this:.