The English language comprises hundreds of thousands of words and is rich in phrases, idioms and other word combinations. And yet, sometimes even English struggles to convey exactly what you mean, despite numerous ‘borrowings’ of words from other languages.
Dinosaur Comics by Ryan North often captures the absurdities of language and linguistics by means of two talking dinosaurs. I urge you to visit Dinosaur Comics often – you won’t regret it.
Here’s a great example: