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The male dater swats this away with ‘of course not, I’ll get this’. “Don’t even think about going Dutch,” warned one recently, the forbidding way she might advise you to keep your feet off the dinner table, or leave your cat at home.
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Another mentioned something about good old-fashioned manners.
Yet another doesn’t want the hassle of doing the ‘mental maths’ (! Someone else invoked a different defence: the gender pay gap in Ireland, currently at 14.4%.