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Word Of The Issue: Dömubindi

Word Of The Issue: Dömubindi

Hannah Jane Cohen
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Published September 10, 2018

So you have a gymnastics session and you’re wearing all white. Obviously, you need something to catch all of the blue liquid spilling out of you. So what’s a uterus-having human to do? Luckily, Iceland has a plethora of ridiculously expensive period products at the ready. If you’re a pad fan, ask for a ‘dömubindi’ which directly translates to something between ‘lady bandage’ and ‘lady tie.’ That’s right, in Iceland, the sanitary pad is a no casual gadget. Note: Make sure to stay focused and not to wear it like a ‘Man Tie.’ We understand that women have highly emotional brains that get worked up about irrational things like not being paid the same as men.

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