21 very funny “olden times dating profiles”

Dating apps and sites are big business these days, as well as a crucial way for some people to have any chance of a romantic relationship – or just a hook-up. In other times, conventions might have dictated that a couple should only be introduced by a member of the landed gentry, or perhaps started their courtship with two years of carefully supervised formal meetings.

So, how would dating apps have played out in those days? That’s exactly what Twitter has been trying to work out, and these are 21 of the best.

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