By NATALIA HAWK
I have this trick I use sometimes at parties when I get stuck talking to… how do I put this diplomatically… the person nobody else wants to talk to.
Just when they’re sounding off about the diarrhea they’ve had for days, or the holiday they took to Zimbabwe five years ago, I pull out my phone and bring up the Tiffany Ring Finder app. And then I start showing them my dream engagement ring, and talking about how it costs about $14,000.
And suddenly, I am the person at the party who nobody else wants to talk to.
It works perfectly. Because everyone seems to get really freaked out about the fact that I am 22 and nowhere near engaged, yet have still:
a) downloaded the Ring Finder app, and
b) actually picked out my future engagement ring, and
c) picked a bloody expensive one .
To them, I say the following things:
a) It’s a really fun app okay, and