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Finnish soldier Aimo Koivunen fleeing Russian soldiers during World War Two.

Aimo Koivunen: The Soldier Saved by Crystal Meth

On patrol during World War Two, Finnish soldier Aimo Koivunen was given a bottle of amphetamine tablets to energize his platoon. When escaping a Russian assault, he fell behind and frantically ingested around 30 pills at once. The ensuing experience was utterly unforgettable.

A fabulous male model displaying excessive amounts of zhoosh.

Zhoosh: The Word That Can’t Be Spelled

The verb “zhoosh” or “zhuzh” signifies revitalizing or enhancing a look, giving it a fresh and lively appearance. Although its origins trace back to the 1960s, the precise spelling of the word remains a subject of debate.