Jī Lèi

I'll admit it: I may be too sentimental for my own good. It's been a tendency of mine since childhood to attach unnecessary emotional value to things. A brief sampler: I have a hard time discarding packaging or advertisements that feature pictures of people's faces because it feels heartless. I don't like to pitch even …

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Juoksentelisinkohan

Compound words are fun. German is best known for doing this — stringing words and word parts, known as lexemes, together to create a single monstrosity of a word for something that usually doesn't need a dedicated word to begin with — but a handful of other languages do it too. As a result, those languages …

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