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The Story Of Some Famed Dessert Names

The Story Of Some Famed Dessert Names

Don’t read this article on an empty stomach.
Soothing Words In Other Languages

Soothing Words In Other Languages

The world is a harsh, unforgiving place. Here are some peaceful words to serve as balm for your frazzled nerves.
Jargon Watch: Modern Dating Slang And The Language Of Love

Jargon Watch: Modern Dating Slang And The Language Of Love

Are young people and/or media publications just making up new dating terms for sport these days? Maybe, but here’s what they mean anyway.
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Polish?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Polish?

Can you pass the ultimate Polish weekdays test?
Test Out Your Linguistic Know-How With This Language Crossword

Test Out Your Linguistic Know-How With This Language Crossword

Tired of conventional learning? It’s time to cross into new territory.
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Russian?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Russian?

How well do you know your Russian weekdays? Take this quiz to test your knowledge!
9 Surprising Polyglots Throughout History

9 Surprising Polyglots Throughout History

Cleopatra, James Joyce, Ho Chi Minh and other historical figures who added “polyglot” to their long list of accomplishments.
Quiz: Where Is Your Ideal Summer Vacation Spot?

Quiz: Where Is Your Ideal Summer Vacation Spot?

It’s finally nice out where you live, and that means it’s time to go somewhere else. This quiz will help you pick your ideal summer vacation spot.
Jargon Watch: The Language Of Astrology

Jargon Watch: The Language Of Astrology

Conjunction schmunction, what’s your planetary function?
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Swedish?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In Swedish?

Count down to the helgen (weekend) by learning the Swedish weekdays! Take this quiz to see how much you already know.
Crossword: How Much Do You Know About The Italian Language?

Crossword: How Much Do You Know About The Italian Language?

You might have to think outside the box. But definitely write inside the boxes.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Language In The World Cup

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Language In The World Cup

From swearing refs to minority language commentators, here are some fascinating facts about how language is used in international soccer.
Which Candidate’s Spanish Won The Democratic Debates?

Which Candidate’s Spanish Won The Democratic Debates?

Over two nights of debating, four of the Democratic presidential candidates broke into Spanish. But how do their language skills measure up?
Crossword: How Much Do You Know About The French Language?

Crossword: How Much Do You Know About The French Language?

Left, right, up, down — there’s no wrong way to practice French.