25 Handy Words That Simply Don’t Exist In English

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A great list of spot-on expressions that only exist in specific languages. My favourite: Sgriob (Gaelic), “the itchiness that overcomes the upper lip just before taking a sip of whisky”. Make sure to read through the comments, too.

From Weekly Filet #70, in August 2014. More on: #

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