Bridget Jones’s Diary & The Mindy Project 2x16, “Indian BBW”
‘Have you been staying with your parents over New Year?’ 'Yes,’ he said eagerly. 'You too?’ 'Yes. No. I was at a party in London last night. Bit hungover, actually.’ I gabbled nervously so that Una and Mum wouldn’t think I was so useless with men I was failing to talk to even Mark Darcy. 'But then I do think New Year’s resolutions can’t technically be expected to begin on New Year’s Day, don’t you? Since, because it’s an extension of New Year’s Eve, smokers are already on a smoking roll and cannot be expected to stop abruptly on the stroke of midnight with so much nicotine in the system. Also dieting on New Year’s Day isn’t a good idea as you can’t eat rationally but really need to be free to consume whatever is necessary, moment by moment, in order to ease your hangover. I think it would be much more sensible if resolutions began generally on January the second.’ 'Maybe you should get something to eat,’ he said, then suddenly bolted off towards the buffet, leaving me standing on my own by the bookshelf while everybody stared at me, thinking, 'So that’s why Bridget isn’t married. She repulses men.