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Jargon Watch: The Language Of Sandwiches

Jargon Watch: The Language Of Sandwiches

How did the Sloppy Joe, hoagie and hot dog get their names?
15 Latin Phrases We Still Use Today

15 Latin Phrases We Still Use Today

Learning a bit of Latin is a cool way to delve into your own language.
Spanish Lesson: Bebidas En España

Spanish Lesson: Bebidas En España

Learn about some typical drinks you might find in Spain — in Spanish!
Babbel’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide For Language Learners

Babbel’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide For Language Learners

There’s something here for everyone, no matter your budget.
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 22 French Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 22 French Phrases You Need To Know

Make the most of your upcoming trip by focusing on these French conversation topics ahead of your flight abroad.
10 Spanish Words That Don’t Exist In English

10 Spanish Words That Don’t Exist In English

These Spanish words don’t have an exact English equivalent, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t useful.
Spanish Lesson: El Origen De Las Piñatas

Spanish Lesson: El Origen De Las Piñatas

Read in Spanish while learning the fascinating, long history of piñatas.
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 33 Norwegian Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 33 Norwegian Phrases You Need To Know

Before you board that plane to Oslo, make sure you commit at least a couple of these to memory.
What Is Black Friday, And Where Is It Celebrated?

What Is Black Friday, And Where Is It Celebrated?

The story behind the crowds: your guide to the history of Black Friday and who takes part in it around the world.
How To Compliment Someone In Danish

How To Compliment Someone In Danish

It’s nice to be nice sometimes.
52 English Words That Are Actually German

52 English Words That Are Actually German

What do “hamburger,” “angst” and “hamster” all have in common?
How To Respond To A Sneeze In 6 Different Languages

How To Respond To A Sneeze In 6 Different Languages

Don’t get caught off-guard while traveling — here’s what to say in other languages when someone sneezes.
Spanish Lesson: Leyendas Del Norte De España

Spanish Lesson: Leyendas Del Norte De España

Find out about some of the legends based in Galicia, a part of northern Spain.
Vacation Cheat Sheet: 21 German Phrases You Need To Know

Vacation Cheat Sheet: 21 German Phrases You Need To Know

Make the most of your upcoming trip to Germany by focusing on these phrases ahead of your flight abroad.
How To Talk About The Home In Polish

How To Talk About The Home In Polish

You’ve puttered around your home in English. Now, try it in Polish.
Where Did Indo-European Languages Originate, Anyway?

Where Did Indo-European Languages Originate, Anyway?

The Indo-European language family accounts for many of the languages spoken in Europe, South Asia, parts of the Middle East, and the Americas. New research is bringing us closer to the source from which they sprang.
Top French-Speaking Countries To Visit That Aren’t France

Top French-Speaking Countries To Visit That Aren’t France

So you want to immerse yourself in the French language? Great news: you’ve got plenty of options.
Spanish Lesson: Las Tapas En España

Spanish Lesson: Las Tapas En España

Get a small sampling of all the tapas you can find in Spain.
How Censorship Is Creating A New TikTok Language

How Censorship Is Creating A New TikTok Language

In an attempt to get around content suppression, creators are making up new ways to communicate.