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    Quote Originally Posted by bikesnick View Post
    Steve, it looks like WHO listened to you:
    Please don't encourage him!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve O View Post
    Putting in a plug for adjusted nomenclature. I'm using "Physical Distancing" rather than "social." Now more than ever we need social bonding and social connecting, and I think that terminology sends the wrong signal.
    I heard another alternative today that I like: "distant socializing."

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    Quote Originally Posted by komorebi View Post
    I heard another alternative today that I like: "distant socializing."
    I'm an engineer. We communicate via online chat with people even when they're within earshot of us. Our alternative term for "social distancing" is "business as usual".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve O View Post
    Actually, this is kind of the opposite attitude of what I was suggesting. One can maintain a safe physical distance and engage in a pleasant conversation or exchange a cheerful greeting, which we need even more of than usual, IMO.
    I was trying to speak in language that college kids on Spring Break would easily understand. Minus the cuss words...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Starduster View Post
    Much needed improvement. "Social distancing" is such a new and odd phrase. It does not accurately convey that what you mean is, "STAY THE HELL AWAY FROM EACH OTHER!!!" Thank you, sir...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNIZofPB8ZM

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