You think things are moving forward — and then you never hear from that person again.They won't answer your texts, phone calls, chat messages.
No one has ever heard of multigraphing, or of manifolding, an even older and deader technology, and for most of us the mimeograph is at best a dim memory.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.
This term may also refer to two or more people who have already decided they share romantic or sexual feelings toward each other.
Those being pursued by a layby should be wary as he or she might well have a number of 'next' options lined up - not to mention the fact that they are not technically single.
There is also a good chance the layby could be needy or insecure as they are not comfortable being single.