[Ads-l] date night

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 17 12:08:52 EDT 2016


My understanding is the Date Night is for married couples reserving time
for romance with your partner. What you do with that time is your business.

DanG

On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 11:41 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

> If I'm not mistaken, my understanding is that sometimes date nights
> involve not going out to dance, dine, or see a show, but staying in and
> um...  (Crucial is that the kids are dropped off elsewhere--I believe
> grandparents are an option for that, not just school gyms, crack dens, et
> al.)
>
> LH
>
>
> > On Oct 17, 2016, at 11:11 AM, Baker, John <JBaker at STRADLEY.COM> wrote:
> >
> > Resending due to reported send error:
> >
> > Possibly influenced by the 2010 movie, Date Night, starring Steve Carell
> and Tina Fey. The OED has the married couple sense from 1979.
> >
> >
> > John Baker
> >
> >
> >
> >> On Oct 16, 2016, at 1:39 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> 'A planned and scheduled evening when parents can leave their young
> >> children off at a school gym or similar place and go out to dine, dance,
> >> see a show, or the like.'
> >>
> >> A couple we know has been using this term for about a year.  (E.g.,
> >> "There's a date night at the school later this month.") Today I heard it
> >> used on TV in a way to suggest that everybody is familiar with it.
> >>
> >> JL
> >>
> >>
> >>
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