Terms Considered Difficult or Impossible to Translate Into English

Every so often, my brain shorts out toward the end of my work day, and I fall into an internet hole and find poetry at the bottom. This Wikipedia entry on terms that don't translate is possibly the ultimate example of one of those holes. A few examples: cafuné: Brazilian Portuguese. The act of fondling …

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So You’re in Hell: 9 More Things You Can’t Do in This Christing Heat

Dear Con Edison, I recently received, via my internet mailbox, a helpful missive from you entitled "9 Tips to Stay Cool in the Heat." I used to compose email newsletters for one of my thousands of jobs, and so I was surprised and impressed at the helpful information contained in your message, which included such …

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