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Re: [clicks &] * creating words*

From:Aquamarine Demon <aquamarine_demon@...>
Date:Friday, January 18, 2002, 23:52
>>LOL so true/tres bien. IIRC there is some native South American
language that has no word for "worship" or "pray." Instead they have the metaphor of "wagging [one's] tail at god(s)." Kinda apt imagery if you consider us humans Higher Primates...(...)czHANg23, Agent Provocateur for Creative Chaos<< LOL! I find that expression quite amusing, but for other reasons that I won't go into at the moment... ;)
>>Well, since you replied to my post, I'll reply to yours. :) I came up with a word >>for the sound things make when they're falling down
stairs: sakSaqa. It just seemed appropriate. << How cool! I don't think I would have thought of something like that... probably because I'm rarely around stairs, and never (luckily), when something is falling...
>>Later, when I was trying to figure out greetings (particularly, "How
are you doing?"), I adopted this word, translating to, roughly, "How are you bumping on down the stairs lately?".Life can be that way sometimes. ;) (...)-David<< LOL! I love that, too! Interesting! :) :) --------------------------------- Do You Yahoo!? Send FREE video emails in Yahoo! Mail.