The chancellor of Germany is female – Angela Merkel.
She is the first woman to be chancellor of Germany!
What they mean is that Germans don’t really go on formal “dates” as much as Americans do.
So people go out to restaurants together but it’s not really thought of as a ‘date-night’.
By Genevieve Woingust While there are certain universal characteristics that come into play when boy meets girl or woman meets man - like palpitations, sweaty palms and "foot in mouth' disease - which have little bearing on nationality, ethnicity or custom, there are certain rules of conduct that differ among countries.