I Don’t Have a Thousand Words for Love.

Via elephant journal
on Aug 1, 2012
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Source: twoheartsforlove.tumblr.com via Rebecca on Pinterest


“I once read that the ancient Egyptians had fifty words for sand and the Eskimos had a hundred words for snow. I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep and there are no words for that.”

~ Brian Andreas

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4 Responses to “I Don’t Have a Thousand Words for Love.”

  1. matthew mcconnell says:


  2. Joe says:

    Truly love the poem, the idea, and the image…

    … but I'm serious about my linguistics: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snowclone

  3. Robin Turner says:

    Nice, but Eskimos do not have a hundred words for snow. The number of words varies according to the particular language

  4. Robin Turner says:

    … but AFAIK is never more than a dozen.