When I moved to the US, I thought americans were just too damn positive. There was no way that everything was so ‘great’ and ‘awesome’ all the time!And then it struck me: it was all just a matter of translation. What if people simply have different meanings for the words they use other than the dictionary meaning?So I’ve made these graphs to make it more clear what does “it’s a good start” really mean.Objectively speaking, things probably fall on a bell curve:
Wednesday, 2 January 2013
Romanians: eternal optimists
Here's a little nugget I just have to share from https://medium.com/octavians-thoughts/ff8c1a2495c4
I'm guessing many of my Romanian readers are still hovering between 'What is this garbage?' and 'I don't like it' ... give me a chance, and we'll get you to 'Even so...'!