Word of the day

Mamihlapinatapai – the wordless yet meaningful look shared by two people who desire to initiate something, but are both reluctant to start. 

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One Response to Word of the day

  1. paul scott says:

    Even from where I was I couild see her glancing shyly. it was one of those meetings where we end by holding hands, but already my palms were sweating. So I said over to her ‘Mamihlapinatapai’, and she said I don’t know what you mean, and slowly backed out the door.

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