Two more of my friends in the group have gotten engaged. (Woot & Congrats to them!) Of course the trick to this tale is that I'm not supposed to know that they got engaged. For a few reasons, ones arguably appropriate, the two engagees decided not to tell the group. BUT they did tell some people around them. I.e. One of their landlords, a few of their close friends, etc. I found out through one of these people. In kind, I mentioned it, as a rumor, to a friend of mine in the group, Captain Kate of the 5th Armed Bucket Brigade. Captain Kate, agreeing not to relate the channels by which she was informed, confronted one of the engagees and confirmed that they had gotten engaged. (With me so far?)
Now, Captain Kate
Of course, this whole hullabaloo could have easily been prevented had the engagees told the group or people in the group and not have tried to keep the engagement "under wraps."
I have a sneaky suspicion that they now want