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The few men who spoke up seemed to find the elastic nature of the term somewhat tiresome.
Few women would want to go over 20, or even 15, Ms.
Babbit said, because they would "think of themselves as big sluts.""Ten at the most," Caroline Homlish, 24, summarized in a tone that brooked no dissent."A lot of girls are not having casual sex," explained Ms.
"There are so many definitions," said Corey Zolcinski, a commercial real estate representative and disc jockey.
"Some people think that it means meeting for a drink."The age of the hookup certainly does not seem to mean a new era of free love.