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Words

Posted in thought by juliobesq on December 11, 2011

Although it’s an urban myth that there are hundreds of eskimo words for snow, in reality the Inuit having approximately the same number for it as the English language… and while it’s true that Turkish has more than one word for love: for love can be of one’s country, of God, of your parents, even coffee, they use a particular word to mean the love of that special one in your life.Whilst all this is true to fully see the richness, the inventiveness, the breadth and imagination of the human language we only have to think of the myriad names we give our sexual parts.

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