Receiving a book is always a pleasure — even when it is written in a language you don't understand. A few days ago, I received this in my mailbox… Just spend a few seconds looking at the cover. You’ll find an expression in seven different languages. You’ll probably understand it…
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Hi! Tiny countries are fascinating. They always remind me of fairy tales (“there was a small kingdom where everybody was happy”), even if with some…
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This time, I look at a word in my own language: “mar”, meaning “sea”.
The word "Internet" is here to stay — but now it's an old celebrity, who everyone knows, but who doesn’t appear in so many movies (i.e. conversations…
The name of the tenth month seems to begin with sounds similar to “eight” in many languages. Why is that?
Where did the word "moon" come from? And "lunar"?
If we look at the origin of the word “coffee”, we find stories about dancing goats, mystic drinkers, a distant smell in Vienna and an ancient social…
Sugar is bad for us but tastes so good — let’s look at its history in 10 words from around the world.
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101 Words Around the World