There are so many champion words in the English language, ones that are a delight to say: tithe, dragoon, splay...
And so many words in other languages, ones I don't know how to pronounce, that have something fun to say...
To accidentally eat the whole thing.
Pelinti (Buli, Ghana)
To move hot food around in your mouth.
Rhwe (Tsonga, South Africa)
To pass out on the floor, drunk and naked.
The hesitation just before you have to introduce someone whose name you don't remember.
Koi No Yokan (Japanese)
The sense upon first meeting a person that the two of you are going to fall in love.
Cafune (Brazilian Portuguese)
To tenderly run your fingers through someone's hair.
A parent who curses at their children in public.
To look worse after a haircut.
A face badly in need of a fist.
A climactic show of spirit in a performance or work of art.
The urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearably cute.
Ilunga (Tshiluba, Congo)
A person who will forgive any abuse the first time, tolerate it a second time, but never a third time.
L’esprit de l’escalier (French)
Thinking of a clever comeback when it is too late to deliver it.
A look between two people that suggests an unspoken, shared desire.
Doing something with soul, creativity, or love-- putting something of yourself into what you’re doing.
The art of listening and correctly gauging another’s mood.
Pena ajena (Mexican Spanish)
The embarrassment you feel watching someone else’s humiliation.
The pleasure derived from someone else’s pain.
Tingo (Pascuense, Easter Island)
To borrow objects one by one from a neighbor’s house until there is nothing left.
The feeling of being alone in the woods.
Yoko meshi (Japanese)
The stress particular to speaking a foreign language.