The Eskimo have been said to have as many as 400 words for snow.This is one of those stories that linguist delight in telling, but is the large number of Eskimo words for snow a fact or a hoax?
Approaching strangers in Spanish may leave you a bit tongue-tied at first. If you are like me, you will hesitate because you are trying to figure out whether to call this stranger “usted” (you, formal) or “tú” (you, informal).
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