Off topic: Speaking talk, struck by lightning, insectivores, Mars crater monikers

Ever spent a lot of time with someone and adopted their way of speaking? On language, dialect and “code switching.” Lighting strikes twice (or more) a year — and hits Brazil’s famous statue of Christ. Beetles and caterpillars top the list of insects people eat. And for $5 to $5,000, name a crater on Mars.


Photo: Lubber grasshoppers marinate in oil before being cooked. (KRT archives)


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