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Linguistics. Webster defines this as the study of human speech including the units, nature, structure, and modification of language. I love language and the art of spinning a phrase so beautiful it makes the reader, speaker or listener reel with emotion. Words are the gateway to expression.

That’s why I have to share this amazing post by Ella Frances Sanders that I found with you. It is 11 untranslatable phrases from other cultures. But don’t stop at just reading the post, the comments are great and the authors art is lovely.

Here is my favorite.

untranslatable words mångata

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