How long until it loops back around?
It's a high honour to be called someone's best friend – just look at the way characters in sitcoms like Friends and How I Met Your argue over which of the gang is their best friend. But the criteria for someone fitting the role of "BFF" is hard to define. In a new paper published in March in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, professor of Communication Studies Jeffrey Hall defined how long it takes to make a friend, and how long it takes for people to typically make their way through the different stages of friendship.
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The Good Soldier Schweik (Czech: Dobrý voják Švejk) is a 1956 Czech color antiwar comedy film written and directed by Karel Steklý. It was based on famous novel The Good Soldier Švejk by Jaroslav Hašek and was nominated for the 1957 Crystal Globe Awards. It was followed by a 1957 sequel I Dutifully Report (Czech: Poslušně hlásím).