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Twice each month Rapport International sends a "Tidbit". A tidbit is an entertaining or interesting cultural, language or translation fact. You'll receive things like:

  1. The Czech language has a word that has no English equivalent, but it's something we're all familiar with and have done at least once. PROZVONIT - to call someone's mobile from your own, without the other person answering, with the intention of leaving your number in their phone's memory.. 

  2. Raising your eyebrows to an American conveys that you’re surprised by something, or skeptical, but the same facial expression will convey agreement to a Greek. 

  3. In the U.S., when you accomplish two tasks with one action we say you "kill two birds with one stone". In Germany they say you "swat two flies with one stroke" and in Korea you "catch two fish with one hook".


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