mamihlapinatapai love

mamihlapinatapai

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  • a look shared by two people with each wishing that the other will initiate something that both desire but which neither one wants to start.

    February 4, 2010

  • Also erroneously spelled with an "e" - many people list mamihlapinatapei.

    April 22, 2009

  • Looking at each other hoping that either will offer to do something that both parties desire but are unwilling to do. Title of one of my paintings.

    February 18, 2009

  • Combine this with the passdance and let the awkward hilarity ensue.

    August 2, 2008

  • Eye-contact implying “after you…�?

    July 18, 2008

  • featured on Kottke.org today!

    July 15, 2008

  • The word voted most succinct by Guiness WR.

    December 7, 2006