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The girl code : the secret language of single women (on dating, sex, shopping, and honor among girlfriends)
Farr, Diane.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Little, Brown, [2001]

Physical Description:
192 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
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HQ801 .F34 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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This good-humored, Generation-X inspired, illustrated "love dictionary" contains tongue-in-cheek slang terms for the different stages of love and dating, for body parts and common sexual experiences, ways of making up and breaking up, and the basic rules of play that every woman should know. 50 two-color illustrations.

Author Notes

Diane Farr was a co-host of MTV's cult phenomenon Loveline for two years. She also appeared as Tracy on ABC's The Drew Carey Show and as Maria Deluca on the WB's Roswell. She is currently starring opposite Denis Leary on ABC's The Job. Diane Farr regularly contributes to Cosmopolitan, Jane, and Soma magazines. She lives in Los Angeles and New York

Table of Contents

How Do You Know a Single Girl's Home When You See One?p. 9
Introduction: Get On Your Broom and Gop. 11
I Speaking in Code
Titlesp. 20
Types of Datesp. 29
Stagesp. 38
Long-Distance Operatorsp. 47
Seasonal Loversp. 56
Before, During, and Afterp. 65
Hairy Situationsp. 72
Fightingp. 78
Giftsp. 86
When the Fat Lady Singsp. 95
II The Code of Behavior and Ethics
Girls' Night Outp. 106
Making Your Movep. 114
First Date Forget-Me-Notsp. 121
Rules of the Wildp. 128
Shopping at the Mallp. 133
Wedding Party Politicsp. 139
Lines to Never Crossp. 145
Testsp. 153
Kinds of Lovep. 158
Chick Tricksp. 164
III The Boy Code
What They Sayp. 170
What They Dop. 178
IV The Mother Code
The Top Five Laws of The Girl Codep. 188
In Closing: One Sentence of Advicep. 192