Lexiophiles TGIF Selection No. 22

Another Friday, another TGIF Selection… Forget about stress, forget about deadlines, it’s Friday! Enjoy the beginning of the weekend and take some time for yourself. Take a look at our selection and if you have some comments or suggestions, send them to lexiophiles[at]bab[dot]la!

Intriguing Idioms From Around the World (English)
A collection of weird idioms from around the world. Some cultures seem to be very creative…

Funny Japanese Printed-On T-shirts (Japanese)
You should not tell foreigners what Japanese on their T-shirts means…

“Book” for Beginners (Norwegian with English subtitles)
Take a look of the video on that page, this pretty much sums up how we young people feel when we have to explain our parents and grandparents that a computer won’t explode just by hitting the Enter button.

Un senso by Vasco Rossi (Italian)
The ultimate Italian music culture

Gee (Korean)
A music video of “Girls’ generation”, one of Korea’s top girls bands. The title of this song is “Gee” and it was a huge hit for the music market of Korea.

“We are the world” (English?)
Michael Jackson’s hit “We are the world” sang by a Big Brother Brasil 4 participant… Not with the right words, of course!

Reality Statistics (English)
Wanna take a look at how many people are being born and are dying around the world in real time? Well, who knows if in real time but at least it’s interesting to watch.

Stupid things happen to stupid people… (Romanian/Moldavian/English)
A nice film, no comment needed. A bit long but you should watch it until the end to cheer up your Friday.

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