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Would this trope also cover the Western version, where the lady "accidentally" drops a handkerchief in front of the gentleman she's interested in so he has an excuse to talk to her? (The Bugs Bunny example seems to suggest so, but I'd like to make sure.)
: For what it's worth a month after the question: Yes.
Working Title: Returning The Handkerchief