[Ads-l] In Belize, mangoes are what snowflakes are to Eskimos

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Jun 21 01:08:16 UTC 2015

> On Jun 20, 2015, at 9:02 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> Well, not surprising that Eskimos have a thousand different words for
> snowflake (or is it just snow?).

Not surprising, but also not true.  Or maybe surprising, but not true.  


> We did learn in school that every
> snowflake is special. There must be billions and billions of different
> names. Poor Eskimos. Such attention to detail.
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