Restarted Tinder a couple days ago. I wasn't getting matches for like two weeks straight. I thought I was shadow banned.
I very well may have been because after I restarted, I got three matches in a couple of days. They're all real, I think. One is unattractive, the other is a young fatty who lives far away, and the third is an okay-looking woman who used to live in London. I only messaged the last one. She didn't reply.
So yeah, maybe ask my lady friend if she's thought about moving to Scotland.
What else? There was something else. OH YEAH. I forget what I actually wanted to talk about, but I remembered an earlier topic that I forgot.
I was recently writing about Americans increasingly using British terms (e.g. "queue"). I thought of another one: "bin". I've heard that at least twice by Americans online on Youtube or whatever.
It absolutely was not said when I was in the US 10+ years ago. Why would it be? We already have an abundance of acceptable terms: garbage can, trash can...maybe just those two. And they're kind of regional. I think "trash" is prefered in some parts of the US and "garbage" in the other but I couldn't tell you which regions.
Also, you don't really call it "garbage can", for example unless you need to distinguish it from actual garbage. The "can" is usually implied. For example, you have something you want to throw away (i.e. garbage) you might say, "I'm going to throw this in the garbage." So you put garbage in the garbage. Or you put trash in the trash. You don't have to say add "can" unless you really want to. People know what you're talking about.
But now "bin" is being used. Why? Maybe from the Recyle Bin in Windows. Or actual recycle bins. I think they've always been called "bins". It's not a "recycling can", after all. Maybe they don't call it that because you put cans in them. Like aluminum cans. It could cause some minor confusion. I guess.
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