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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on January 22, 2009 1 Comment

Apparently, in Corsican they have a saying: “Mariteddu Tamant’e Un Ditu Ieddu Voli Essa Rivaritu“: literally, “a husband must be respected even if he is very short.”

Heh.

On my jetlag-fuelled morning Interneting, I excavated a fascinating article on Digg called “Weird and wonderful foreign phrases…that just don’t translate” from the UK Mirror. […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on January 16, 2009 3 Comments
Old Sayings Visualized

This site offers some fun visuals of literal translation of common sayings. Can you guess what they are?

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