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Disappearing Cryptography, 3rd Edition by Peter Wayner

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Chapter 6. Basic Mimicry

6.1. Reading between the Lines

Here is the transcript from the mind of a cynic reading through the personals section of a newspaper:

Great. Eliza Doolittle. Literally. I come up with a dating strategy and she does little but ride along. This is not a good sign. She's probably a princess working as a executive assistant who wants to be rescued and catapulted into the upper class. Rules me out. I'm not going to work my butt off so she can relax in Spain trying to pronounce words differently. What's so romantic about Spain, anyway? She's probably read Hemingway too and I'll be forced to run in front of a bunch of bulls ...

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