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The Lingo by Katarina Grande

Global Health Corps

Around this time of year, a number of GHC fellows travel home. Regardless of the destination, it’s likely a few phrases we’ve picked up won’t make much sense to the folks at home. Certainly we now know a few sayings in the local language, but what I find even more fascinating are the English phrases that sound a bit odd to American ears.

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  • Hannah Wasserman

    Haha love this. When I came back from Kampala I always wanted to to say "You look smart!" aka "You look pretty/handsome/good".