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Луд купон, the “crazy coupon” Bulgarian party

So who’s having a “crazy coupon” this weekend? 🎉 Wait!✋ A crazy coupon?🎟️😲What’s that? This is the literal translation of the quintessential Bulgarian term “луд купон” (lud kupon). It’s the Bulgarian way of saying “wild party” 🕺🏻🪩💃🏻 So how and when did the Bulgarians decide that a “coupon” also means “party”? Well, no one really […]

Cartoon character featuring redhead woman from the Redhead matches, smoking a cigarette and crying

Smoker’s remorse… or how false friends can be deeply expressive

🟰 Words that look the same or similar in two languages but have two, at times radically, different meanings are called “false friends”. There are plenty of them in most languages, and particularly between Slovenian and the other Southern Slavic languages, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Montenegrin and Serbian. 💁🏻 A particular false friend I love […]