I’ve been inboxed!

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Bellevue Starbucks WirelessPhrases used to publically declare that people will follow-up on something in a more private conversation:

  • I’ll inbox you later”  (On Facebook)
  • let’s take this offline”  (In an email thread)
  • let’s take this offline”  (During a group meeting)
  • “Can you give me a hand carrying the drinks” (In a pub)
  • “Let’s freshen-up” (In a restaurant)


I’ve been inboxed!
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3 bits of lovely banter on “I’ve been inboxed!”

  1. Scarlet writes:

    Let’s go outside for a fag (just about anywhere).



  2. ExpatEgghead writes:

    ‘Inbox’ is a new verb to me. ‘Can you give me a hand carrying the drinks’ just seems normal. Is “Let’s freshen-up” a girl thing?



    wendy writes

    girlfriends have said that to me – to indicate they want a chat in the women’s toilets… …..no boy has ever said that to me…. so it could be a girl thing…



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