"But if a girl says she's 'up for fun' in a dating profile I immediately assume she’s talking about bed." Appearance is another minefield.
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"The word is not offensive to anyone, but let's be honest, most people know what it means," says Duncan Cunningham, director of the The Dating Lab, which runs The Telegraph’s dating service.
Men who choose harmless words like "stocky" or "well built" are also unwittingly awarding themselves extra layers of blubber.
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Even if you’re built like a footballer, or a weightlifter, women may suspect you have a serious Krispy Kreme habit with all the adverse consequences that implies. "Inadvertently, people use clichés which others interpret more cynically," says Cunningham.