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
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
The magical world of bookstagram could be a fun new language-learning tool.
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
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?
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)
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
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
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?
A mostly clean exploration of how language and comedy work together.