I learned something today.

I learned mamihlapinatapai today - it is a word from the Yaghan language.

Not only the word, I also learned its meaning. I realised how it feels, how it is, how it becomes. It wasn't for a moment, it wasn't for a second. It was awkward, it was strange, yet on second thoughts, it was fun, it was amusing.

Mamihlapinatapai refers to "the look shared by two people, each wishing that the other will offer something that they both desire but are unwilling to suggest and offer themselves".

The Guinness Book of World Records apparently lists it as "the most succinct word". I might add that it is also one of the most succinct acts. 

I have nothing else to say.

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