Instagram photos of babies in cute outfits, Tumblr pages devoted entirely to pug puppies, Facebook albums documenting trips to petting zoos, Ryan Gosling generally – all these things are adorbs. Because sometimes, the additional letters necessary to form its less on-trend older brother, adorable, are more trouble than they’re worth. Particularly if you’re about to go over your 160-character text-message limit.
“OMG! Zayn tweeted a photo of Harry sleeping on the plane! That’s adorbs.”