The next time you are in Denmark and see a traffic sign that says, "Fartkontrol", don't be so quick to hold your nose and snicker. It actually is warning you that the speed limit is highly enforced.
The law in Denmark requires all drivers to look under the car prior to starting the engine to make sure there isn't anyone there. source
As rich as the English language is, there are plenty of words in other languages that English has not yet adopted. We wrote about one such needed word here. Here are a few more of these much-needed gems: Hikikomori (Japanese) -- A teenager or 20-something who has withdrawn from social life, often obsessed with TV... Continue Reading →