1 EAGLETON NOTES: Why do Girls do That?

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Thursday, 25 June 2009

Why do Girls do That?

This lunchtime in Glasgow turned out to be warm and sunny again despite the forecast of showers. As I walked between buses this lunchtime I saw a couple embracing on the concourse of the Buchanan Galleries. Now there's nothing unusual in that on a sunny day (or any day come to think of it) but I noticed that she was standing on one leg - the way girls do. One of the things I used to wonder about was why they do that. That wonder was re-awakened today when I remembered that the statue in the Buchanan Street Bus Station exhibited the same trait. So why do girls do that?

4 comments:

  1. Probably don't if they are 6' 6" or the boyfriend is 5' 2". In these enlightened times it begs the question ; if two girls are kissing do they both stand on one leg. and is it the left leg or the right? All the best Adrian

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  2. I'm thinking, balance....
    Wouldn't want to topple to whole lovely moment....
    If the guy is tall and wide-shouldered and the gal is small, she could leap into his arms...but if not...it could be disastrous...
    :^0 ;^)
    Also, it could be a "control" issue...such as in: if you can't keep both feet on the ground...at least keep one planted firmly....
    Okay, there you go... two cents worth from Dr. C.
    :^)

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  3. Me? I don't do that. Can't really tell you why :)

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  4. I didn't do that; I stood on my tiptoes because my darling was 11 inches taller than I.

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