Jólabókaflóð

Buzzwords Jólabókaflóð = Embedded Tweets Word of the day: “Jólabókaflóð” – lit. “Yule book-flood”; Icelandic tradition whereby people give books to each other in the months running up to Christmas — & especially on Christmas Eve, when books received as gifts are read late into the night. pic.twitter.com/LfB8y1sj9O — Robert Macfarlane (@RobGMacfarlane) December 24, 2017 …

Toilet

Photo: Rio Muchacho Toilet = a fixed receptacle into which a person may urinate or defecate, typically consisting of a large bowl connected to a system for flushing away the waste into a sewer or septic tank Elsewhere on the Web How to fix a leaky toilet – Home Depot Planeta.com World Toilet Day

Guess Where?

Tweets Transitions Abroad asks … Guess where Home of one of the great French novelists Guess where?Hint: Home of one of the great French novelists. pic.twitter.com/IUZKL3tir4 — Transitions Abroad (@TransAbroad) July 24, 2018 Planeta.com Transitions Abroad

Hudson Bay Rules

Buzzwords Hudson Bay Rules = Where there are no rules (hockey) Elsewhere on the Web https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Hudson%20Bay%20Rules https://www.newspapers.com/clip/5048984/hudson_bay_rules_origin/ Planeta.com Hockey

Kowanyama

Photo: Feral Arts, Mitchell Rive Delta In the Yir-Yoront language, Kowanyama means “The place of many waters.” The annual (mean) rainfall of Kowanyama is about 1253mm and the most rain received in a day was 343mm. The wettest months are January (340mm) and February (360mm). From May to October there is very little rain. Rainfall …

Legacy of the Rio Olympics 2016

Photo: Brian Godfrey, Ciudad Olimpica Embedded Tweets Fascinating morning/afternoon spent in provedencia. Discussed a whole raft of issues with locals incl #megaevent disruption, transport connections and the development of #portomaravilha. These photos below sum @Cade1979 and my visit up nicely! #Rio2016 #RioZones pic.twitter.com/bsljciBmjf — Seth Kirby (@sethkirbyaru) January 17, 2018 Scroll down for the second …