Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Silly Site o' the Day

Today's Mom's birthday - happy birthday, Mom! So I had to find a Silly Site she'd like. And since she always passes along to me mass emails having to do with puns and such, I thought she'd get a kick out of Unspeakableness (via io9), featuring a chart of emotional states that have words to describe them in other languages but not in English. Here's the database. I wish they'd at least provide a transliteration so we'd know how to pronounce some of them, the way 14 Wonderful Words with No English Equivalent (via Mark Evanier) does.