Learning the Insect Lingo While Working Abroad

An American entomologist in Denmark, Emily Bick, Ph.D., BCE, has been busy learning insect common names in the local lexicon, with sometimes surprising or amusing translations between the differently styled Danish and English languages, she writes. One example illustrated here: In Danish, butterflies are summerfugl, which translates “summer birds” in English. (Photo by Emily Bick, Ph.D., BCE)

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Source: Entomology Today

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