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Eye flirtation

17th January, 2012

The following gem of a list — variations of which circulated in a number of publications at the back-end of the 1800s — was printed in 1891 in the Taranaki Herald, a newspaper once published in New Plymouth, New Zealand. It’s a brief, 13-point guide to the mysterious art of ‘Eye Flirtation.’


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The following gem of a list — variations of which circulated in a number of publications at the back-end of the 1800s — was printed in 1891 in the Taranaki Herald Read on…

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