Eyebottles

English speakers and Hungarians both named common objects for the glass they are made of. Glass for us is something you drink from, and üveg for Hungarians is the corked glass container for storing wine.

As a result, the word for “eyeglasses,” which is a literal translation of the same words, strikes me as funny because I see it as “eyebottles.”

It does make the word an easy one to learn.

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