more computer-related lingo

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sat Jan 20 07:19:00 UTC 2001

 From the Times "On the Net, Love Really Is Blind, With Offline
Pitfalls", 1/18/01, emphasis added:

Storm King [presumably his real name], a doctoral student  at the
Pacific Graduate School of Psychology in Palo Alto, Calif., said
online romances create a false intimacy among couples.  "Text-based
relationships are very deceptive", Mr. King said.  "People know only
the good stuff, and none of the bad."

I suppose if they were really to catch on, we'd be calling them TBRs.

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