You're probably right but they're what we've become used to using.
The moonlight is speechless....stars in one's eyes mean more than "Je t'aime, beloved"and two clasped hands across a tableacross a warm sea of silencecan tear downbetter than a thousand well-chosen wordsthe tower of babelone erects everyday in one's soul.CPG
But I still like metagrobolizing and gobbledegook words even though I suffer from disambiguation at times!
Pictures often speak louder than words.
Yes, my dear Susan, and on the long row I hardly could do without. :)That's a beauty, Claude. Thank you!Stan would be delighted, Claude, if he knew.And sometimes they are cheating our eyes / minds, CherryPie. Insofar they are as trustworthy as are words. :)