Today I Learned #2: Pirate Eye Patches

Today I Learned #2: Pirate Eye Patches

Today I learned why pirates wore patches over one eye!  I always assumed the eyepatches were included in the “broken and tattered” look of a pirate. The eyepatch from a cut to the eye, pegged leg from another foe and sun beaten crocodile skin. You know,...
You Already Know Japanese

You Already Know Japanese

About 10% of words in the Japanese language are “borrowed” from other languages. Here are two examples of words borrowed from English: カメラPronounced: Ka-me-raMeaning: Camera アイスクリーム Pronounced: A-i-su-ku-ri-i-mu Meaning: Ice Cream Interesting, huh? That’s super cool,...

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