You can’t ask me that!

How many lovers have you had?

Continuing her series looking at socially unacceptable questions, Christine Manby asks whether there’s a double standard when it comes our magic numbers

Sunday 03 March 2019 16:44 GMT

Over a few glasses of wine one evening, my friend Jenn asked all the people around the table: “If the answer is six, then what is the question?”

“Six?” someone echoed.

Jenn nodded. “Yes. What’s the question?”

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