In article <31lt8n$c0m at news.bu.edu>, Patricia Foster <pfoster at bu.edu> wrote:
> Going out to dinner to talk is one of the main activities at
>conferences. Do you mean to imply that all such suggestions are
>come-on's? GO OUT TO DINNER AND TALK ABOUT SCIENCE!
No, not at all. However, as the story was told to me, these instances
were definitely interepreted as come-ons....