May 18 • 40M

How do you say 'gaslight' or 'buzz' in Hebrew? And who actually decides?

A conversation with Professor Steven Fassberg of The Academy of the Hebrew Language

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“What do you call the thing that closes the bag of bread?” Photo from the Instagram page of The Academy of the Hebrew Language.

What do you call that little metal-bendable thingy that seals a bag at the top? That’s the question in this Instagram post from the Academy of the Hebrew Language.

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