They have more than 30 words for "apple core", and other things you didn't know about Switzerland

Solar Impulse 2, a record-breaking Swiss plane. Image: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Micol Lucchi

Lead, Swiss Public Affairs, World Economic Forum


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