Posted at 7:42 AM on December 27, 2007
by Julia Schrenkler
According to urban legend the Inuits have 100 words for snow, which could be a debate in its own right. I've no doubt their languages employ better words for the white stuff even if there aren't dozens in use. But what happens when we take that one, little, four-letter word "snow" and use it multiple ways? We get this morning's links:
* 'Cocaine Shortage' May Be a Myth (NPR) "...fact-checking by NPR reveals that while there are indeed spot shortages of cocaine, they are neither nationwide nor unprecedented."
I guess snow can mean money whether you're talking tourism, photographs, or drugs.