All In The Language Family: A Guide To The Language Families Of The World
It turns out, there are a few similarities between a language family and a regular family.
Learn One Of These 7 Languages To Boost Your Career Prospects
Whether you’re hoping to advance in your current role or seeking fresh opportunities abroad, being bilingual will give you a major advantage over your monolingual colleagues (and rivals!).
An Introduction To Etymology: Eight Great Word Origins
What is etymology, and why is it important? Join us on an excursion into the world of eight common words’ delightfully convoluted backstories.
All In The Language Family: The Mayan Languages
Thought the Mayan civilization was long gone? Think again. The Mayan language family is alive and kicking to this day.
German Basics: Resources For Language Learners
Everything we’ve ever written about German, all in one place.
Secret Languages, Discreet Loves: How Does Queer Slang Differ Around The World?
Throughout the world, queer people have developed forms of communication with one another that outsiders can’t understand. What are these secret languages like?
Why Do People Use Weird Voices When Talking To Their Pets?
It turns out talking to cats and dogs isn’t necessarily a waste of time.
All In The Language Family: The Afro-Asiatic Languages
With 500 million native speakers, Afro-Asiatic languages are spoken across Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Which one should you learn?
Rediscovering Polari: What Is Polari And Why Did It Die Out?
What is Polari, where did it come from, and why did it become a dead langauge? We investigate.
How To Navigate Video Conferencing Etiquette Across Languages
Plus, how to say common video conferencing terms in 10 languages.
11 Common English Words And Phrases With Racist Origins
Chances are, you’ve used at least one of these in casual conversation without knowing its problematic past.