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Slang Word of The Day: The Internet Discovers That Norwegians Use The Word 'Texas' For 'Crazy'

Oh, Norway! You cheeky little devil. After a Tumblr post took off this week, the people of the Internet were astounded to learn that Norwegians have a very unique slang word for "crazy" or "wild." TEXAS! That's right, the most proud state in the union is slang in Norway. Let's dig into this...

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Bilingual Retail Worker Delivers Righteous Revenge To Rude Customer

You never know who speaks your language. So be polite, or you could end up being the bad guy in a Seinfeld-esque shenanigans.

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10 Information-Packed Maps About Random Things

It turns out that maps are useful for a lot more than geography. These maps give you a whole lot of information you didn't know you needed until now. If you think the world's a pretty interesting place and want to learn more about it, keep on reading. Or head to r/MapPorn for way more maps than you could ever need.

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These Disney Princesses are singing in the languages their stories originated in, not the actual princesses' native language. So, unfortunately, if you were hoping to see Ariel belt out a bunch of bubbles you will be disappointed.

There's also a second video covering some of the princesses the first video missed:

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Kieran Murray, an Australian guy traveling the world, noticed how hard it was for people to say one simple Australian greeting.

So he had a bunch of people give it a shot on camera.

Can you say “G’Day mate! How you going?”

Because these people sure can’t.

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Thanks to its second renaissance in the age of social media, GIF has been chosen by Oxford Dictionaries as the 2012 U.S.A. Word of the Year, coinciding with its 25th anniversary since being first introduced by Compuserv in 1987. Image courtesy of Lulinternet.


GIF, verb: to create a GIF file of (an image or video sequence, especially relating to an event).