Fuck. YES! (As you can tell this is something I am very passionate about.)
Fellini said that “a new language gives us a new vision of life.” But how about a new vision of love?
The people of Tierra del Fuego sum it up nicely:
A word from the Yaghan language of Tierra del Fuego, listed in The Guinness Book of World Records as the “most succinct word”, and is considered one of the hardest words to translate. It describes “a look shared by two people with each wishing that the other will initiate something that both desire but which neither one wants to start.”
LESSON #66: Reverse culture shock is real
Conan O’Brien knows what’s up. Apparently his wife does, too.