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2016-02-11 14:55:24 Post No. 7685800
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>A Radically Condensed History of Postindustrial Life
>When they were introduced, he made a witticism, hoping to be liked. She laughed very hard, hoping to be liked. Then each drove home alone, staring straight ahead, with the very same twist to their faces.
>The man who'd introduced them didn't much like either of them, though he acted as if he did, anxious as he was to preserve good relations at all times. One never knew, after all, now did one now did one now did one.
Can someone explain the last line? What is the object of the 'knowing' that one never knew? I get that maybe the repetitions indicate each subject's separate knowing. Buy what do they now know?