Archive for December, 2010

Just a link, but it’s so good it deserves a post. Gems range from NSFW:

Personally, I’m a huge fan of the derogatory Afrikaans term for South African English-speakers: soutpiel

Which translates to “Saltcock”, implying that they have one leg in England, one leg in South Africa, and their dick is dangling in the ocean.

to pure music:

Swedish is notable for the adjective “lagom”, being the only word in the world that is absolutely politically correct. It can be roughly translated to the middle ground between mediocre and good, just about perfect if you don’t want actual perfection, neither good nor bad, the quantum average that’s always approaching above average but never quite there, so-so but pretty good, almost three-quarters awesome.

Highly recommended.


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