Lost in Translation

Untranslatable words from around the world

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Ryan Shook
Ryan ShookHunter@ryanshook · Creative Director
English is a limiting language, one that doesn't allow speakers to always express themselves fully or accurately. Illustrator @ellafsanders understands this limitation and celebrates the words from around the world that simply can't be translated with beautiful hand drawn illustrations.
Ben Tossell
Ben Tossell@bentossell · Makerpad.co
@ryanshook this is pretty fascinating :)
Lynn Fredricks
Lynn Fredricks@lynnfredricks · President, Paradigma Software
@ryanshook An interesting idea! A modest correction Ryan, all languages have their limitations - and special features. Monolingual people rarely get a glimpse into this since they are limited by the linguistic fishbowl in which they live - so I agree, this is an interesting sort of book for the curious.