soodraght |suːdrɑxt| noun • Manx the sound of waves hitting the shore. I've developed a very sudden fondness for Celtic languages. I've always found them interesting; any language that is able to rival English's notoriously low correlation between spelling and pronunciation earns my respect. But only as I began to research Manx, the official language …

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smultronställe |ˈsmuːltrɑnˌstɔlə|noun • Swedish an undiscovered gem of a place with personal or sentimental value; a location that you love to return to but that is hard for others to find; a place for relaxation, refuge, and solace; literally, "place of wild strawberries". Last weekend I returned to my alma mater to attend a friend's …

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