Rom-Com Rulez

Every year around Valentine's Day, someone writes a piece about the dating and/or relationship rules that can be gleaned from mainstream romantic comedies. (Which is probably why it feels like I've written this post five times before.) In today's Daily News, Patrick Huguenin writes about what he has discerned as the "12 universal romantic comedy truths."

I suspect—nay, I am certain!—that we can come up with more. Like, for example, that if you're a Thin White Straight Lady Looking for Love, you'd better have a sassy fat, black, and/or gay friend to make laconic but insightful quips and call you "girl" (acceptable variation: "girlfriend"), or else you ain't never finding NOBODY!

Have at it, Shakers.

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