One should always have something sensational to read on the net...
Everyone talks about how the Eskimos have 100 different words for snow. Well, apparently, here they are.
Thanks to Dale for the link.
on Thursday, January 12th, 2006 at 6:03 pm and filed under General.
“a small snowball, preserved in Lucite, that had been handled by Johnny Depp”
(Here in LA, we have a hundred words for traffic. And in that case, when we talk about Johnny Depp, we mean it.)
Yes, at first glance these can look genuine, and for all I know, most of them are, but there are some fun ones in there…
That’s a funny list. Someone should do one for words for rain for people who live near Cambridge 😉 There is also one explanation of the original urban legend here:
Sorry, Q. It is a hoax. Try this for a real list of different words for snow: http://www.firstpeople.us/glossary/Eskimo-Snow-Lexemes.html
Still, I think they should keep the new word for Jonny Depp’s snow.
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