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myheadisweak commented on the word ilunga
Ilunga: (Tshiluba, Congo) A person who is ready to forgive any abuse for the first time, to tolerate it a second time, but never a third time.
April 24, 2011
myheadisweak commented on the word cualacino
Cualacino: (Italian) The mark left on a table by a cold glass.
myheadisweak commented on the word pena ajena
Pena ajena: (Mexican Spanish) The embarrassment you feel watching someone else’s humiliation.
myheadisweak commented on the word pochemuchka
Pochemuchka: (Russian) A person who asks a lot of questions.
myheadisweak commented on the word gigil
Gigil: (Filipino) The urge to pinch or squeeze something that is unbearably cute.
myheadisweak commented on the word forelsket
Forelsket: (Norwegian) The euphoria you experience when you are first falling in love.
myheadisweak commented on the word l’esprit d’escalier
L’esprit d’escalier: (French) The feeling you get after leaving a conversation, when you think of all the things you should have said. Translated it means “the spirit of the staircase.”
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