Sunday, January 25, 2015

Words That Have No English Equivalent

Ezelsbruggetje.

I just learned this Dutch word which doesn't have an English translation. 
It means something like, "A play on words to help you remember things."
Something like a mnemonic device. 

It came up in my LIFE GROUP (Sunday School class) from my Dutch friend when I said I used the phrase "General Electric Pepsi Cola" to remember the order of books Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians. 

I am a word nerd. 

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