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A pill bug (aka roly poly) isn’t a bug at all. Though commonly referred to as such, pill bugs are actually land- dwelling crustaceans that are much more closely related to shrimp and crayfish than to any kind of insect.
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The word ‘Mamihlapinatapai’ is thought to be one of the most difficult words to translate. Derived from Yaghan, an indigenous language of Tierra del Fuego, it’s listed in The Guinness Book of World Records as the ‘most succinct word,’ and refers to “a look shared by two people, each wishing that the other would initiate something that they both want, but which neither wants to begin.”