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Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Need a New Word?
In today's Times, Alan Hamilton discussesToujours Tingo, a new collection of "unlikely but useful words that other languages enjoy but English does not" compiled by Adam Jacot de Boinod. Judging from the comments to the article, it sounds like some of the included words may not be widely used even in their original tongues - but they are amusing, nonetheless.