One Man’s Duckling is Another Man’s Strudel

Quite some time ago, I saw a great post from Daily Magyar about the Hungarian word for this symbol: @. They call it a kukac, which translates to worm or maggot. I love little details like this in a language,

I love little details like this in a language, so imagine my joy when I discovered this beautifully illustrated post by Viking.

 

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Image via viking-direct.co.uk

 

How cute is that?!

I think this is my favorite, though:

 

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Image via viking-direct.co.uk

I need more!

 

2 thoughts on “One Man’s Duckling is Another Man’s Strudel

  1. Here’s a good one for you: Russians call it собака which means a dog. Sure enough, it has paved a way to many funny e-mail names 🙂 It’s also called “małpa” (monkey) in Polish and “krøllalfa” (curly alpha) in Norwegian.

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