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Parents Of 17 Kids To Gain One More New Study Supports Existence Of 'Seattle Freeze'
That's probably used elsewhere, too, but seems especially fitting here where people joke about the Seattle Freeze and how hard it can be to meet people.
alexz commented on the word Seattle Freeze
I've seen this online a few times.
From the BBC travel section "a quality that makes it hard to strike up spontaneous conversations with strangers and even harder to develop deeper relationships, even after living there for years."
April 27, 2014