Off topic: 16 Words We Don't Have In English
Thread poster: Suzan Hamer

Suzan Hamer  Identity Verified
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May 24, 2013

I know there is an earlier thread about words in one language that don't exist in others, but I haven't been able to find it. If I could I would add this there. But since I can't:

You may want to turn off the sound.

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Lori Cirefice  Identity Verified
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nice! May 24, 2013

I needed a short distraction

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Mailand  Identity Verified
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Me, too May 24, 2013

and something to smile about ... Northern Italy is freezing at the moment (in many aspects), so a smile is needed to warm my heart ...

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Tim Drayton  Identity Verified
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Gümüşservi May 25, 2013

That was a new Turkish word for me, although it is certainly in the dictionary. It is a pity that they didn't spell it properly on the video.

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George Hopkins
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Lagom May 26, 2013

The Swedes have a rather diffuse word, of which they are very proud.
The word is 'lagom'; often meaning just right, OK, middling, passable, etc.

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