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Pax, a Truce Term

A man who grew up in Nairobi, Kenya, says that when he and his friends were playing a game of tag and wanted to take a break they would call “Pax!” This Latin word for peace used in this way is what’s called a truce term. Other non...


Nairobbery n. Nairobi, Kenya. Editorial Note: So-named because of its high crime rate. Etymological Note: Nairobi + robbery (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)