”The Japanese language is traditionally one that treasures ma, or empty spaces. In these blanks, people find unmentioned, hidden meanings and try to determine the meaning of the speaker or writer through feeling the atmosphere created by the words. For many Japanese, there is great joy in this sense of 'reading between the lines."
......Yeah, for me too. *nervously glances at ships*
————— Born 1992, I'm majoring in Japanese via a uni in Sweden. I love anime/manga/yaoi/certain languages. Most of my life was just a string of bad luck until autumn 2017 when I got to study abroad in Japan (even that included bad luck: I applied to go for a full year, but the school decided to restrict everyone to going for only one semester because too many people applied for Japan!!)