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Well, it’s simple really to have a great date and sound like a perfect smooth talker. But do understand that you have to do a bit of answering once in a while too. Imagine almost any situation where two or more people are gathered--a wedding reception, a job interview, two off-duty cops hanging out in a Jacuzzi. Almost all of them involve people trying to talk with each other. We stagger through our romantic, professional, and social worlds with the goal merely of not crashing, never considering that we might soar.But in these very moments where a conversation would enhance an encounter, we often fall short. We go home sweaty and puffy, and eat a birthday cake in the shower.All you need is a few words, and you could hold on a conversation for hours on end. Where Why When Who What How The next time you’re out on a date, and the both of you are stuck in a toe-curling “you-talk-something-first” game, take the chance to pop the first question. It could be anything, but it’s preferable to start off about either the place you’re at, her taste in music, or the last movie she saw. Using these questions are a great way to help teach children what we call at our house the "art of delightful conversation".