Global activity was up 15 percent. The number of daily messages increased by 19 percent, and conversations lasted 32 percent longer. Research shows that 49 percent say the lockdown has had a positive effect on love lives, because it has given us time to think about what we really want. However, the worst peak of quarantine is over: we need physical contact. I get that, although I mainly suffer from FODA (Fear of Dating Again) . 6. Hug Contact Also a delicious Flemish corona word.
Words come and go
Outside the family, Belgians were allowed to have only one hug contact for a long time. Someone with whom you have physical contact in a loving way. 7. Balcony solidarity Solidarity or togetherness of apartment residents, for example by Dubai Email List singing together from the balcony. This happened in Italy and Amsterdam, among others. It was moments like these that gave me hope that we as humanity are not always bad. To take you back to that feeling: turn on the video below.
8. Beermat virology Isn’t it handy that in a pandemic you suddenly have a few million virologists on board. Beermat virology means amateur virology. And that’s what we’re good at in the Netherlands. 9. Barefoot Country A word that comes from our southern neighbors. A term used to denote a country where the generally applicable rules would be ‘too lax’. It is expected that 1 in 10 corona words will remain. People have short memories. If something very important happens again soon, we may well have to deal with completely different words.