Barbora (barush) wrote in linguaphiles,
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man-crush

I've been wondering about this for a while now, so I thought I'd ask here :)

Anyways, I've always thought that the term "man-crush" is used by guys that have a crush on another guy (in a non-sexual way?).

However, lately I've been seeing girls using "man-crush" to talk about their crush on a guy.

So, my question is... Did I get it wrong in the beginning? Or has the term just evolved? Or... ? Thanks for any thoughts :)
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