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Ancient Egyptians believed that onions would keep evil spirits away. The band Duran Duran got their name from an astronaut in the 1968 Jane Fonda movie “Barbarella. In Belgium, there is a museum just for strawberries. Reindeers survive in the extreme cold by eating lots of moss. The moss contains a special chemical that helps […]


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20 Awesomely Untranslatable Words from Around the World

Know what Toska means?  How about Jayus?  Jason White wrote an article about ’20 awesomely untranslatable worlds from around the world for Matador Abroad. Toska and jayus are two of 20 untranslatable (or at least tough to translate) words from other languages. Toska is a Russian word meaning “great spiritual anguish, often without any specific […]


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