Mother Tongue Blog
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Have you ever seen a pig whistling? Well, I guess only Germans did. Or, have someone ever warn you that if a Russian-fella wants to show you “where the lobsters spent winter”, maybe it is better to run away fast? Did you buy a green hat to your Chinese boyfriend and he didn’t get back to you?
If you still do not a answers to these questions maybe you should keep on reading this! Discover about etymology, meaning and origin of the most popular idiomatic expressions used in different languages. Native speakers will tell hilarious stories and give you tips to avoid the most common cultural and linguistic misunderstanding!
Stay tuned , folks!