Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Awesome Words We Don’t Have In English

The Eskimos have one hundred different words for snow. The Germans have a word that means “a face in need of a fist”. There’s even a word for phoning once and hanging up, hoping the person will call you back, in Czech.

The 10 Coolest Foreign Words The English Language Needs
Some of these are the same as the previous list, but this list has some other good terms, including a couple of fascinating Japanese words for what you pretend to believe and what you actually believe.

Helen Woodall

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