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Do The Inuit People Really Have 50 Words For Snow?

Do The Inuit People Really Have 50 Words For Snow?

It’s a seemingly simple claim with a complicated history.
COVID Slang That Only Makes Sense In 2021

COVID Slang That Only Makes Sense In 2021

Because some of the COVID slang that emerged in 2020 is already starting to feel dated.
Talkin’ ‘Bout The Generations: Millennial Language

Talkin’ ‘Bout The Generations: Millennial Language

Millennials are now middle-aged. What does that mean for the way they speak?
Linguistic Thanksgiving: The Stories Behind Your Favorite Holiday Foods

Linguistic Thanksgiving: The Stories Behind Your Favorite Holiday Foods

Rather than discuss politics around the table this year, make your feast a linguistic Thanksgiving with these word facts about your meal!
What Is Ladino, And Where Is It Spoken?

What Is Ladino, And Where Is It Spoken?

The language is undergoing a revival, but where exactly did it come from in the first place?
How Did The Continents Get Their Names?

How Did The Continents Get Their Names?

And how many continents are there, really?
9 Easiest Languages For English Speakers To Learn

9 Easiest Languages For English Speakers To Learn

Can’t decide which new language to take up? Give yourself a break by learning one of these languages that are easy for English speakers to master.
Tour De Paris: A Linguistic Guide To The French Capital

Tour De Paris: A Linguistic Guide To The French Capital

From Russian novels to Turkish hairdressers, Paris thinks big when it comes to cultures from around the world.
Talkin’ ‘Bout The Generations: Gen Z Language

Talkin’ ‘Bout The Generations: Gen Z Language

Zoomers speak the same language as the rest of us. Don’t they?
Jargon Watch: Lawyer Speak And The Language Of Law

Jargon Watch: Lawyer Speak And The Language Of Law

Should you ever find yourself in a courtroom, these words and phrases might be useful.
The Science of Curse Words: Why The &@$! Do We Swear?

The Science of Curse Words: Why The &@$! Do We Swear?

What makes a word a swear word? Why do we swear? What happens in your brain when you drop an F-bomb? Straight from Brooklyn, New York: the science of swearing.
The Most Common Death Euphemisms In English

The Most Common Death Euphemisms In English

Yes, it’s a bit morbid to see them all together like this.