Coronavirus pandemic has inspired this new dating slang, Babbel reveals – Fox News
Maybe someday, you’ll tell your great grandchildren about getting “zumped” during the coronavirus pandemic.
As if dating wasn’t already tricky enough, COVID-19 complications have accelerated the roller coaster ride of courtship in the modern era. Hopefuls looking for love have likely switched gears to heed health and safety concerns on the search for that special someone, trading traditional first dates for video calls or socially-distanced outdoor meetups. Those already coupled up have also been forced to adjust to a new normal, perhaps becoming work-from-home coworkers overnight, and spending a whole lot more time together.
Before Cupid pulls back his bow on Valentine’s Day, Babbel has released a list of new pandemic-specific lingo and slang to help better navigate the dating world. In a report shared with Fox News,