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. 


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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