Puh-LEEZ turn off your phone or BlackBerry.

John Tesh“Unless you have children or you’re waiting for news about a liver transplant,” John Tesh says “it’s too tempting to keep checking who is calling each time it rings, and your date might just think its another man or woman. Same thing goes for your BlackBerry. It’s disrepectful to divide your attention between the person in front of you and a beeping little piece of plastic. It also says, ‘You’re only semi-important to me.’”