The Most Delightfully Unusual Idioms from Around the World

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Fascinating sayings from around the world, things Hamilton taught us, and why Solange's Snapchat is better than an art museum.

This week, inspired by a bit of fanmail which referenced a past episode's usage of "frog in a sock," I was inspired to investigate other fascinating idioms from around the world. Test your knowledge of foreign phrases like “The hen sees the snake’s feet and the snake sees the hen’s boobs":

Carly issues a retraction and apologizes for hating on phones so hard a few weeks back:


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Jamedra also has a retraction to make that involves Hamilton:

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And I don't have a retraction because I regret nothing:

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Something else I refuse to retract: my undying love and devotion for Solange's Snapchat:

In honor of her transforming social media into modern art, we cruise out on the glory that is her 2012 single "Losing You":

Until next week!

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