Lexiophiles TGIF Selection No. 29

Another week has passed, and here we come again with more funny links for you, stop whatever you’re doing, come on, you know you want to, time for a little break! We hope you enjoy…And remember if you stumble upon something interesting or have any suggestions send them to lexiophiles[at]bab[dot]la!

Brazilian Idioms in Different Languages (Portuguese)
Literally translated idioms from Portuguese into English, German, Japanese, Chinese and Russian. They make no sense at all, but it’s quite fun if you speak Portuguese!

Learning Foreign Languages (Russian)
Great Britain is an island lying to the northwest of Continental Europe. It is the ninth largest island in the world, and the largest European island. With a population of about 59.6 million people, it is the third most populated island on Earth. Great Britain is surrounded by over 1000 smaller islands and islets. The island of Ireland lies to its west. Do you want to learn more about this country and not only from the books? Studying in a foreign country is a best way to get a general idea about it. Use your chance!

Komedi Dükkanı (Turkish)
Turkish Hamam is introduced by Turkish comedians

Top 10 Romantic Mistakes (English)
Romance lost in translation

Oops! My bad! (French)
The French passengers of an Irish airliner got into a panic after an announcement warned them of a emergency landing… The crew mistook the recordings in French: they just wanted to ask the passengers to fasten their belts…

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