Think back to the last time you said to someone you’d just met, “Let’s grab a coffee sometime.” What were your feelings about that person? If you’re like many Americans, the true meaning of your words lay unspoken, yet perfectly conveyed through your invitation: you liked that person. Like, a lot — enough that you would be willing to adjust your schedule to fit them in on short notice.
Reddit user TheYoungGriffin posted an infographic dissecting the way Americans talk. If you had told that person to simply “Stay in touch,” it may have actually signaled a slight disaffection.