FINANCIAL TIMES - Mar 18 - The basket of goods and services chosen by Britain’s Office for National Statistics to calculate inflation provides a geek’s-eye view of the way we live. Each year the list is updated to reflect spending habits, providing a glimpse of the nation’s changing soul, as expressed through its wallet. This week, online dating was included for the first time. Dating agencies were once the place losers went to date other losers. But now internet dating is YouTube to conventional dating’s three-channel TV.