Girls all over the world have secret code words for their periods! Learn what phrases are used to talk about menstruation in other countries, and remember: puberty is totally normal, everywhere.
Brazil: “I’m on my days.” (Naqueles días.)
China: “Big aunt is visiting!” (大姨妈来访.)France: "Thinga-ma-jig." (Les machins.)
Germany: “I have my days.” (Ich hab meine Tage.)India: “Chums.”
Japan: “Little strawberry.”(いちごちゃん.) Mexico: “Andres has arrived.” (Llegó Andres.)
Russia: “Little Red Riding Hood is coming.”(Красная шапочка.)United Kingdom: “Riding the crimson wave.”
United States of America: “Aunt Flo is visiting.”
What code words and phrases do you use when talking about your periods?