by David Rose
"Honestly, I've mutated into all of these people," says author David Rose, when asked whether he gets tired of reading personal ads.
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February 9, 2010 Before there was online dating, there was the personal ad. Author David Rose compiles clever, charming — and sometimes creepy — personals in Sexually, I'm More of a Switzerland. Rose's favorite ads tend to include the phrase, "You know who you are."
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December 7, 2006 The personal ads of the London Review of Books feature a teeming collection of the pathetic, the downtrodden and the ever hopeful. The best of the bunch are collected in a new book, Naughty Lola.
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