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Re: Valentine's Day Translation

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Thursday, February 11, 1999, 16:07
Denis M. Moskowitz wrote:
> Interestingly, "Love" is also used to mean "is gravitationally attracted > to". Planets love the sun.
Hmm, fascinating. Much as we use "be attracted to" in a similar manner.
> Playing with human customs, some rikchiks give each other heart-shaped > boxes of rose quartz stones as valentine's candy.
Yummy! Rose quartz stones. :-) I don't think that the Natives would adapt V-Day, unless they change the idea to a celebration of friendship and familial love rather than of romantic love, a concept foreign to them. -- "It's bad manners to talk about ropes in the house of a man whose father was hanged." - Irish proverb ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-name: NikTailor