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Friday, September 23, 2005

Get Some Ugly Friends!
Can't help but comment on today's "Ask Amy" column in The Inquirer. A woman says she's met a guy, and thinks she should meet him with a group of friends. Problem: Her friends are all gorgeous. What should she do? Naive goody-two-shoes Amy Dickinson (pictured) says, don't worry, if he's a great guy, he'll see her inner beauty. Read column. C'mon. You can't sell a Saab if it's surrounded by Jaguars. Especially to guys, who have this flaw of being blinded, at least short-term, by great looks. Bet if he brings his friends, they'll all be ugly. What do you think?


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