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Touch Grass

A slang term used on social media to playfully urge someone to spend less time online and more time outdoors in nature.

When is “Touch Grass” Used?

“Touch grass” is typically used in a lighthearted or humorous way when someone seems:

  • Overly invested in online arguments or negativity.
  • Obsessively focused on a specific online topic or trend.
  • Spending excessive time on social media or online gaming.

What Does “Touch Grass” Imply?

The phrase implies that a person could benefit from:

  • Disconnecting from technology and reconnecting with the real world.
  • Experiencing the calming and grounding effects of spending time in nature.
  • Gaining a fresh perspective by stepping away from the online environment.


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