While it’s true that you won’t show up in people’s searches if you happen to be under their ideal height, you’ll certainly show up on their one-and-done date list the second they find out. I suggest avoiding its use entirely—especially if you’re over 20 years-old.
And remember: It’s important to start your relationship off on a positive note. And while you’re updating your slang, take some enjoyment in the 20 Slang Terms From the 1990s No One Uses Anymore.
In Notes from the Underground, he wrote that sarcasm is: “the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.” It’s as true today as it was in 1864.
And for more fun trivia, here’s the 30 Wittiest Put-Downs Ever Uttered.
This is a surprisingly common phrase on lots of dating profiles and it seems to suggest that a person is just sick to death of meeting people and is imminently shutting up shop.
Perhaps you feel that there’s some sort of stigma associated with online dating, or maybe it’s a way to put some distance between you and the personal information you are putting out there. If you are new to online dating and, for whatever reason, you want people to be aware of that fact, you could imbue it with a positive spin.
You shouldn’t announce your unfamiliarity with online dating.
But why on earth would you say such a thing to people you’ve never met?
And for more things you should say, here are the 20 Compliments Men Can’t Resist.