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Ca-razy Nights

Phraseology 101: ‘to paint the town red’ means to go out, drink and celebrate, to engage in a riotous spree. The expression refers to the kind of reckless behavior that results in blood being spilt.

There are several suggestions as to the origin of this idiom: one of them goes back to Marquis of Waterford, a notorious hooligan, who ran riot in the Leicestershire town of Melton Mowbray in 1837, painting the town’s toll bar and several buildings red.

So… is there any similar idiom in your native language to convey this idea?

(ft. Ray)
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The Acute Foreignitis

Wanderlust. Spiking and spiraling out of control. When the foreign becomes familiar, it might be time to move on, to seek new sunsets, to get lost, to let uncertainty unfold and embrace the unknown. Such is the allure of the foreign, enthralling and addictive. It keeps pumping adrenaline into our system and pushes us beyond our limits so that we can become the best versions of ourselves.

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