Teenagers in the fifties changed the rules of dating and, consequently, formed the basis of what today's teenagers consider normal dating. When asked to imagine this lost group, images of bobbysoxers, letterman jackets, malt shops and sock hops come instantly to mind. Before cell phones and answering machines, it was required that both parties be on time for their date. November 2, She writes in, "After several months of dating, matters got out of hand. Girls were, and some would insist still are, expensive to please especially if one takes them out frequently. Millions of teenagers in the 's went on one or more dates per week.
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