D igitised dating is muddying gendered norms — but it is not always a bad thing. Dating apps are helping to eradicate old rules and it is now far easier for women to orchestrate our own sexual destiny. We initiate the contact and we are in control. So why did I still find myself seriously irked after going Dutch on a recent Tinder date?
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The food was well cooked, the drinks mixed just right, the conversation easy and fun. Overall, it was a great date. Now here comes the server with the bill. For whatever reason, putting the onus on the man to cover the tab is a social norm that many are reluctant to let go of just yet.
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The term stems from restaurant dining etiquette in the Western world where each person pays for their meal. It is also called Dutch date , Dutch treat the oldest form, a pejorative  and doing Dutch. A derivative is " sharing Dutch ", which stands for having a joint ownership of luxury goods. For example: This in order to minimize cost, sharing the same passion for that particular product and to have the maximum usage of this product.
Sarah Frost. Both the British and the Dutch were working to build their empires, and each side coined many derogatory phrases about the other. There was Dutch courage —where soldiers needed a drink or two to fight in battle.