Exploring universal truths through world languages.
(Italian) Literally “attach buttons,” this is a chatty person who latches onto you to share long, meaningless stories in endless detail about their life.
(Japanese) A prank originating in Japan, done by a person inventing seemingly ingenious everyday gadgets that seem like a perfect solution to a particular problem, though are in fact nothing more than useless gags.
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(Icelandic) An unofficial motto that loosely translates to “everything will fall into place as it should.”
(Korean) Telling someone what they want to hear, even though you might not actually believe it, so as to avoid causing tension or offense.
(Gujarati) The silly, carefree nature of children, such as making faces or playing and joking around.