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
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