Vocablet of the Day: Departure

Charles de Gaulle Airport has hundreds of departures and arrivals every day — but one man’s departure took an exceptionally long time.

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Mehran Karimi Nasseri took his time with his act of leaving from Charles de Gaulle Airport — almost twenty years!

Sleeping in airports is usually not very comfortable.

Sometimes, with delayed flights, long waits, and even longer lines, it can feel like you live in the departure lounge of your local airport. ┬áMehran Karimi Nasseri, however, actually knows what it’s like, having made an airport his home from 1988 to 2006. ┬áHis final departure from that place must have been a huge relief!

What’s the longest amount of time you’ve waited in an airport’s departure terminal?

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