adam jacot de boinod

My interest in the quirkiness of foreign words was triggered when one day, working as a researcher for the BBC quiz programme QI, I picked up a weighty Albanian dictionary to discover that they have no fewer than twenty-seven words for eyebrows and the same number for mustache, ranging from mustaqe madh, or bushy, to a mustaqe posht, one which droops down at both ends.
—  The True Meaning of Tingo by Adam Jacot de Boinod