…but they did a pretty good job here! The Mirror (via Three Percent) has a list of untranslatable phrases from various languages. My favorite is an Austrian insult: “Du kannst mir gern den Buckel runterrutschen und mit der Zunge bremsen” (literally, you can slide down my hunchback using your tongue as a brake).


Author: Hannah Johnson

When I first came to New York City, I almost ran over Liza Minelli with my suitcase. Then I got a job in book publishing.

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