Posts tagged "talking to strangers"

Talk About The Weather, Make Friends

In England, a welcome packet for Polish migrant workers advises them that a good way to start a conversation is to make a comment about the weather. One BBC writer tried out this bit of wisdom and found that in ten attempts at starting a conversation, only one person refused to answer his climate comment.
By: Catherine Strawn / July 22, 2008

The Pin That Will Help You Meet People

I have finally found the solution to meeting people in public: the Talk To Me pin. Say I'm walking down the street and a guy thinks I'm kind of cute (clearly) but doesn't want to stop and introduce himself because he thinks I probably have a boyfriend. Well, if I were wearing the…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 9, 2008