American Slang - Dating

American Slang II – Dating

So there she was, my supposed hook-up. Although she was not totally airbrushed, you could tell that she had spent hours painting herself up like an Indian on the warpath. Although I had put on my best duds, you could tell that she thought of me as a geek, which I am. Well, after getting our bearings we kind of dug each other, and started making out and had a go at the good old tonsil hockey right in the movie theater. But when I wanted to get to 2nd base, she pulled the old limp act, letting me know that the show was over. Well, after akward exchanges of fake promises, we split with no hard feelings.  I my opinion she was thinking of herself as some drop-dead-gorgous maneater that was to good for me. Well, I my opinion she was not girlfriend material either.

hook-up = date, often arranged by a third party

airbrushed = perfectly styled

painted up like an Indian = excessive use of cosmetics

duds = clothes

geek = socially challenged person

to get one´s bearings = to check something out

to dig something = like

to make out, play tonsil hockey = kissing including tongue

2nd base = male exploration of female body including breasts

limp act = passive aggressive reation of a woman in the face of male sexual overeagerness

drop-dead-gorgeous = very attractive

maneater = woman with many lovers

girl friend material = potential long-term partner for a relationship

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  • Many phrases and slangs were unknown to me. I got to know what exactly men feel in their date... Lol

    But why it is called painted like an Indian, I wonder 

    And same as mayumi's .. Play tonsil hockey :-O

  • Funny story... Play tonsil hockey? I wonder why it is called like that. 

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