I want you to stop running away from me. I want you to walk up to me for a change and start a real conversation that lasts more than 30 seconds. You never ask me anything...am I really so boring? I want you to call me. I want you to ask me out. All quite reasonable and natural things that happen between two people who like each other, and yes, I do want you to kiss me when the time is right.
``I have been used to consider poetry as the food of love,'' said Darcy. ``Of a fine, stout, healthy love it may. Every thing nourishes what is strong already. But if it be only a slight, thin sort of inclination, I am convinced that one good sonnet will starve it entirely away.''
The word Mamihlapinatapai (sometimes spelled mamihlapinatapei) is derived from the Yaghan language of Tierra del Fuego, listed in The Guinness Book of World Records as the “most succinct word”. It refers to “a look shared by two people, each wishing that the other will offer something that they both desire but are unwilling to suggest or offer themselves.” It is also cited in books and articles on game theory associated with the volunteer’s dilemma. #words #definition #wow #untranslatable