They Have a Word for It by Howard Rheingold
They Have a Word for It by Howard Rheingold

They Have a Word for It

A Lighthearted Lexicon of Untranslatable Words and Phrases

by Howard Rheingold

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They Have A Word For It takes the reader to the far corners of the globe to discover wordsand phrases for which there are no equivalents in English. From the North pole to New Guinea, from Easter Island to Tibet, Howard Rheingold explores more than forty familiar and obscure languages to discover genuinely useful (rather than simply odd) words that can open up new ways of understanding and experiencing life.
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