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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Punctuation?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Punctuation?

You might know how to punctuate a sentence, but that won’t help you much here.
What Is The Longest Word In The World?

What Is The Longest Word In The World?

Hope you don’t have hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia (fear of long words).
The 35 Weirdest American City Names

The 35 Weirdest American City Names

It’s easy to overlook strange place names once you get used to them, but as an Italian, I’m shocked that people in the U.S. actually live in cities and towns with names like these.
5 German Slang Words From The 2000s That Deserve A Comeback

5 German Slang Words From The 2000s That Deserve A Comeback

Teenage slang from the aughts is finally old enough to become cool again. Which words have earned the honor of returning to everyday circulation?
11 Bookstagrammers To Follow For Reading Around The World

11 Bookstagrammers To Follow For Reading Around The World

The magical world of bookstagram could be a fun new language-learning tool.
Choose Your Adventure: Mexico City

Choose Your Adventure: Mexico City

If you had a day to explore Mexico City, where would you end up? You’ll need a little bit of Spanish where you’re going, but mostly, you’ll need a nose for adventure.
Vintage Spanish Words For Passionate Readers

Vintage Spanish Words For Passionate Readers

Let’s take a journey to the Spanish of yore with this glossary of 20 words from another era.
Quiz: Can You Avoid These Common German Mistakes?

Quiz: Can You Avoid These Common German Mistakes?

Let us know if you find the magic formula for knowing when to use der, die and das correctly.
9 Famous Songs With Bad Grammar (And How To Make Them Better)

9 Famous Songs With Bad Grammar (And How To Make Them Better)

Be it funky faux pas or catchy clangers, popular music is littered with all sorts of grammatical gaffes.
A Review Of The Ample Variety Of ‘Butt’ Words Across The World

A Review Of The Ample Variety Of ‘Butt’ Words Across The World

There’s no bottom to the amassed collection of “butt” words in the world’s various languages.
Owning Language: The Weird World Of Trademarking Words

Owning Language: The Weird World Of Trademarking Words

We’re surrounded by words and phrases that have been copyrighted, from company names to catchphrases. But what does it mean to actually own a piece of language?
What’s The Funniest Word In The World?

What’s The Funniest Word In The World?

A mostly clean exploration of how language and comedy work together.