My name is Sandie, and I’m currently a junior at Cornell University. This spring, I’m going abroad to embarking on what I know will be an incredible journey to Denmark to learn, to laugh, to eat, and most importantly, to discover the art of travel.
“… If we get to know even the most ordinary-looking persons on the street, we’ll learn that they have fascinating stories to tell. Each man’s and woman’s life could be an opera, if only we took the time to discover more about them — where they were born, what they did while growing up, what makes them tick, what their dreams and wishes are, and more.”
The Dord, the Diglot, and an Avocado or Two: The Hidden Lives and Strange Origins of Common and Not-So-Common Words