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littlesappho:

thechanelmuse:

25 Things You Had No Idea There Were Words For

OMG omg omg!!! I never knew that the word for that falling feeling existed. I so that all the time, that’s why I’m such a light sleeper. I jerk myself awake often.

Niblings: a gender-neutral term for nephews and nieces!

3 weeks ago on August 23rd, 2014 |J |VIA -SOURCE

A list of Finnish words that tell you something about Finnish culture

octobaba:

acebutt:

- Kekkuloida = to prance around or just hang out naked (yes, the word includes the presumption that you are naked)

- Örveltää = to be really drunk and do whatever you do when you’re really drunk, like crawling in a ditch somewhere on all fours

- Perskärpänen (literally “ass fly”) = a person who keeps following you without you wanting them to

- Röhnöttää = to sit with a bad posture or lie around because you are bored, lazy, or tired 

- Paskahalvaus (literally “shit paralysis”) = the state of being really fucking scared or startled

- Änkyrä = a person who’s very reluctant to change their own, usually backwards and bigoted views

- Änkyröidä = a verb derived from the previous noun

- Raivoraitis (literally “rage sober”) = a person who never drinks alcohol and might be very passionate about it

- Yrmy = a person who’s always grumpy or angry

- Perskannikka (literally “ass end-of-a-loaf-of-bread”) = a slang word for “buttock”

- Vongata = repeatedly and annoyingly ask for sex from someone who’s not interested (i.e. to be a Nice Guy)

- Könsikäs = a big, handsome, masculine man

- Puliukko = a man who spends most of his time wandering about drunk, smells bad, and might be homeless

Feel free to add to the list. :D

- Häntäheikki (Heikki (a man) with a tail) = a man who fucks a lot of different women (and it’s bad)

- Kusisukka (piss sock) = someone who’s so scared that they have pee in their socks

- Jänishousu (rabbit pants) = a scared person too

- Pissis, devired from Pissa Liisa (piss Lisa) = young woman, from teenagers to twenties, who is so drunk they piss in bushes in public

- Kyylätä = to stare someone, maybe continuoysly

- Hukassa (in wolf) = something is lost in somewhere.

- Hepuli, Hepuloida = to have a nervous fit, like when you are waiting to hear news of something important and you cannot keep the feelings it causes inside of yourself

- Piehtaroida = to roll on ground. but if you say Piehtaroida Heinissä, to roll on hays, you are actually meaning that someone is having sex (in hay. you can leave it out too and just say piehtaroida).

- Hosua = to be clumsy and to make mistakes in moments when you need to be quick, or try to be quick

- Vastarannankiiski, vastarannan kiiski (a ruffe of the opposite side of the sea) = person who argues (negatively) about everything, think differently than rest of the people (like you need to go to the left and they’re all ‘no i say we go to the right just because’)

- Matti kukkarossa (to have a Matti (mattheus??) in the wallet) = you have little to nothing in your wallet

- Kepulipeli (kepuli game) = someone isn’t playing with the rules, are cheating

- Pilipali = a thing can be pilipali, when it gets broken easily (when it shouldn’t), is cheap, is pirated and nonauthentic

- Morso = the death of the children and their dreams; raiser of all demons from hell; the one you shouldn’t mess with it; the one you don’t want to see angry; the soulless one; the friend of the dunce; the friend of the cat; the satanic doll of nightmares

1 month ago on August 10th, 2014 |J |VIA -SOURCE

seasquared:

kateoplis:

German Words for the Human Condition

ZEIGARNIKFRUSTRATION IS MY LIFE

7 months ago on January 27th, 2014 |J |VIA -SOURCE
(English) adjective:
1) skillful or dextrous 
2) quick in thought or reaction

(English) adjective:
1) skillful or dextrous
2) quick in thought or reaction

8 months ago on December 22nd, 2013 |J
Tagged as: #adroit #language #words #awesome #English 

The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe ⇢

gublernation:

Happy Halloweeeeen everyone! turn off the lights, turn up the sound, and beware of what’s beneath the floorboards.

10 months ago on October 31st, 2013 |J |VIA -SOURCE
Tagged as: #MGG #spoopy #halloween #THIS IS BEAUTIFUL 
thingswedontneed:

anus:

off to a good start

intimidation is key


THAT IS MY DAD NEXT TO THE FLAMING BALL OF DOOM.  My Dad made Tumblr guys he’ll be so happy.

thingswedontneed:

anus:

off to a good start

intimidation is key

THAT IS MY DAD NEXT TO THE FLAMING BALL OF DOOM. My Dad made Tumblr guys he’ll be so happy.

10 months ago on October 23rd, 2013 |J |VIA -SOURCE
(English) adjective:
away from the appropriate or correct course

(English) adjective:
away from the appropriate or correct course

11 months ago on October 18th, 2013 |J
Tagged as: #awry #language #words #awesome #English 
(Old English) noun:
a relentlessly scolding woman with a loud voice

(Old English) noun:
a relentlessly scolding woman with a loud voice

11 months ago on October 17th, 2013 |J
Tagged as: #virago #language #words #awesome #Old English 
(Yiddish) noun:
someone who is prone to bad luck

(Yiddish) noun:
someone who is prone to bad luck

11 months ago on October 16th, 2013 |J
Tagged as: #schlimazel #language #words #awesome #Yiddish 
(German) adjective:
when a place or street is crowded with so many unnecessary road signs that you don’t know how to behave, or simply become lost.

(German) adjective:
when a place or street is crowded with so many unnecessary road signs that you don’t know how to behave, or simply become lost.

11 months ago on October 15th, 2013 |J
Tagged as: #schilderwald #language #words #awesome #German