Filled with...well, I suppose the universe is actually mostly space, but there's a lot of stuff in there, too.
Small stuff like dust:
(mostly human skin, apparently, if it's house dust, but also fragments from outer space and tiny creatures like this dust mite)
and enormous stuff like Mount Everest:
Yes, there are absolutely huge amounts of stuff to see, smell, hear and touch.
Okay. Now, a couple on their mobile phones in a restaurant is (I think) a bit sad, but hey, it's up to them. A couple where one person is on a phone and the other is looking bored or hurt or resentful is sadder, but, again, who can say what's really going on?
But sometimes...not long ago I saw a press photograph of a society wedding where one of the bridesmaids was walking along with her phone in her hand. I thought that was a bit of a shame.
Then, just a few days later, I saw a press photograph of a bride and groom on the steps of St Paul's Cathedral in London. The groom was having a conversation on his mobile.
And, you know, they did seem to have gone to lot of trouble for him to be ignoring everything around him while he had a chat to someone somewhere else.
Word To Use Today: mobile. This word comes from the Old French from the Latin mōbilis, from movēre, to move.