Hygge

hygge |ˈhʏɡə| noun, verb • Danish a sense of warmth and coziness; creating an atmosphere of comfort, intimacy, and togetherness. When I first learned about the fire at the Notre Dame cathedral on Monday, my word for the week had already been chosen and this post partially written. As the news updates about the incident …

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Ćutati

ћyтати |ćutati|verb • Serbo-Croatian to not speak, to be silent. Sometimes it seems like the world can't stop talking. In English, we have so many words to describe the ways people speak that we're often taught in school to avoid the word "said" at all costs, in favor of the dozens of more colorful speech …

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