Word of the Day: Vai!

One of these days – and I swear this is true – I’m going to go spend a few weeks up in the mountains, living in a small wooden cabin with nothing but a cot and a typewriter so I can write my academic masterpiece, which will be entitled The Subtle Expression of Latent Third…

Slang Word of the Day: Ioi!

Muchisimas gracias to commenter Andrei for reminding me of one of the funniest “slang” words in Romanian. The word is ioi, pronounced “yoy” as if it rhymed exactly with “toy”. This word apparently doesn’t exist in the DEX but I’ve seen Romanians debate its origin and exact meaning. Nonetheless, it is almost identical to another…