Dating adverts what they really mean
She's cool but it's nothing serious." Definition: A thirst trap is when someone posts a photo to induce "thirst" or longing from someone else in a subtle way.For example, someone could post of a picture of their "new shoes" but really it's just an excuse to share a photo they look hot in."As someone who works within academia, I don’t think it’s good to be indirect.
I ship those two." Definition: An acronym for "Facebook official." This is when you change your relationship status on Facebook to "in a relationship" with the person you are seeing.Used in a sentence: "He uploaded a picture of him and his dog but it was clearly just a thirst trap." Definition: This is used to describe someone who just enjoys the chase.So they work really hard to "catch" someone and once they attain them they "release" them.And rather than realising that when British people murmur, "That's not bad" - and really mean "That's good" - non-Brits think they've done a terrible job.What's more, the chart claims the phrase "very interesting", when spoken by a British person, really means "This is clearly nonsense" - while a fellow European would read it as, "they are impressed".