Part I. Where are you from?
“Oh you’re from Ohio? I’m so bad at geography; sorry, I couldn’t tell you where Ohio is.”
nervous laughter, with a dash of coy
“What’s it like there?”
Part II. What do you do?
“So what do you do?”
“I teach English writing!”
“Oh…wow! I haven’t done that since high school”
Part III. Hobbies?
“What kind of music do you like?”
“Well, I’m pretty into classical music.”
“Oh thats interesting, I feel like that’s not so common nowadays.”
Part IV. Happy Endings?
“Oh look I have a dental appointment, perfect time to leave!…It was nice talking to you, outside of texting…you know.”
“Have you eaten yet…?”
“….No…but I actually have a lot of work to do”
“Oh! Okay. Well, good luck with that!”
“Well, this was fun! Let me know if you ever want to hang out again”