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讓希臘不爽27年的「馬其頓」要改國名了,但還得等公投和不信任案

(2018.6.17.更新)<p>希臘和馬其頓兩國外交部長今(17)日就馬其頓國名簽署初步協議,希臘外長克齊亞斯(Nikos Kotzias)和馬其頓外長狄米特羅夫(Nikola Dimitrov)穿梭協商,今天在普瑞斯帕湖(Prespa Lake)簽署歷史性協議。<p>希臘總理齊普拉斯(Alexis Tsipras)、馬其頓總理柴伊夫(Zoran Zaev)以及來自聯合國和歐洲聯盟的官員也出席。聯合國和歐盟歡迎兩國今天的決定。<p>希臘自1991年以來,反對鄰國取名馬其頓,因與希臘北邊省份同名,那裡古時是亞歷山大大帝帝國的搖籃,也成了現代希臘人驕傲的來源。<p>今天簽署的協議仍需經馬其頓國會通過,並訴諸公投;這項協 …

Map Of The 53 Countries That Ban The Corporal Punishment Of Children

<i>Map created by Save The Children Sweden</i><p>The map above titled ‘Children’s World Map’ only shows countries with a ban on corporal punishment for …

10 Words from Pennsylvania German

<b>1 :</b> to dip or submerge temporarily in liquid <b>2 :</b> to submerge oneself in water <b>3 :</b> to shoot a basketball into the basket from above the rim<p><i>Dunk</i> is the …

A cryptogram from a Donald Duck comic

<i>A Donald Duck comic story, which was recently republished in a German Disney magazine, contains an encrypted message. The solution, if it exists,</i> …

17 English Words that Come From Japanese : Rickshaw

Minamoto no Yoritomo, the first shogun of the Kamakura shogunate (1179).<p><b>Definition:</b> <b><br>1)</b> a top leader (as in politics) <b><br>2)</b> a businessperson of exceptional …

Tea if by sea, cha if by land: Why the world only has two words for tea

With a few minor exceptions, there are really only two ways to say “tea” in the world. One is like the English term—<i>té</i> in Spanish and <i>tee</i> in Afrikaans are two examples. The other is some variation of <i>cha</i>, like <i>chay</i> in Hindi.<p>Both versions come from China. How they spread around the world offers a clear …

7 Uncommonly Doubled Letters

<i>E</i>'s and <i>o</i>'s get doubled in English regularly, but <i>a</i>'s typically do not. The words <i>aardvark</i> and <i>aardwolf</i> are two exceptions. Both come from early …

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The Fascinating History of Ten Letters That Are No Longer Part of the American English Alphabet

YouTuber Austin McConnell, a man who knows words, humorously explained through animation the fascinating history of ten different letters that are no …

这部国产剧,塑造了最让人肝颤的色情狂!

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Here’s How Some of Rock and Roll Legends Would Look Like Today If They Weren’t Dead

So many musicians have passed away too fast over the past couple of decades. They left their fans heartbroken, listening to their music until today. …

Penny-Farthing: The Main Vehicle of Men in the Last Half of the 19th Century

The penny-farthing, also known as a high wheel, high wheeler and ordinary, is a type of bicycle with a large front wheel and a much smaller rear …

Miss Correct Posture: Pictures From a Chiropractors' Beauty Contest Took Place in Chicago in 1956

Beauty contests were a way for people, places and businesses to celebrate events, highlight pop culture and promote various products or ideas.<p>In the …

That's My Mom – 22 Lovely Portrait Snapshots of an American Teenage Girl in the Early 1940s

These lovely snapshots from a Bob 's album. They captured portraits of his mom when she was a teenager in the early 1940s and lived in Tamp...

How to Write in Japanese - A Beginner's Guide

半人半獣の骨格・解剖図。神話などに登場する奇獣を描いた作品シリーズ

E. B. Hudspeth(エリック・ハズペス)の作品シリーズ「The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer …

38 Vintage Photos of Women in Miniskirts at Huge Computers in the 1970s and 1980s

Attractive women wearing as little clothing as the decency of the day allows--this tool has been a constant one in the history of advertising, …

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In Alaska, linguists preserve Russian dialect

The town of Ninilchik seems unremarkable. Located on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula about 185 miles from Anchorage, the sleepy village serves as a pit stop …

You're Probably Pronouncing These British Towns Incorrectly

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explores towns with unexpected pronunciations.<p>Despite America's vast expanse and melting pot of different ethnic and linguistic influences, its geography is, by and large, pretty easy to pronounce. Apart from the odd one-letter stowaway—the second 'c' in …

A Map Shows What Every Country in the World Calls Itself in its Own Language: Explore the “Endonyms of the World” Map

I live in South Korea, but the South Koreans don't call it South Korea. The country has its own language, of course, and that language has its own …

中央政治局开民主生活会 习近平主持发表重要讲话

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Many young people often tell each other that the way to quickly say goodbye to <b>singledom</b> is to keep going to weddings and parties.

This Is What the Ideal Woman Looked Like in the 1930s

Caption from LIFE. This is ideal figure that modern women want.<br>Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 3<p>The "ideal" body type …

What's the Longest Word in the World? Here are 12 of Them, By Category

Antidisestablishmentarianism, everyone’s favorite agglutinative, entered the pop culture lexicon on August 17, 1955, when Gloria Lockerman, a …

Alaskan who knew more than 200 languages could find the right word

The students in Robin Shoaps' University of Alaska Fairbanks linguistics course last spring, "Klingon, Elvish and Dothraki: The Art and Science of …

The 30 Hardest-to-Pronounce Words in the English Language

Linguistics

Artist Visualises The Magnificent Tree of Languages

“Into the face of the young man who sat on the terrace of the Hotel Magnifique at Cannes there had crept a look of furtive shame, the shifty hangdog …