Old english word for dating
'Zombie-ing' usually takes the form of an innocuous text message or Whats App - 'Hi, how's it going', or something similar.
Social media has also opened up a new playing field for zombies, who can now 'like', 'comment' or 'follow' their way back onto their target's radar.
The 'slow fade' is a move used by daters looking to cut ties with someone without the drama - or decency - of a proper conversation.
It sees people slowly reducing the amount of communication before it eventually dwindles into nothingness.
Similar to the 'catch and release', 'breadcrumbing' is a dating approach taken by those with no intention of being tied down.
Metre can be roughly described as the rhythm used in recitation.
More exactly, metre comprises the patterns of stressed (or emphasised) and unstressed syllables, which are inherent in spoken language, but take on a more regulated form in poetry. The Rhythm of Beowulf: an interpretation of the normal and hypermetric verse-forms in Old English poetry.
On the other end of the spectrum is the dater who practises the 'catch and release'.
This is a move favoured by those who enjoys the 'chase' part of a relationship, the first flirtations before any commitments are made.
Items within a 'snack pack' might include a toothbrush, phone charger or spare pair of underwear.