The Etymology Of Sporting Event Names
From Ancient Greek to French, English, and Japanese, sports lexicon reflects a number of different linguistic influences.
Why Is Germany Called Deutschland?
Since we’re on the topic, why is it called all those other things too?
31 English Words That Are Actually French
It’s estimated that 30 percent of English words come from French, but you probably don’t recognize all of them.
What Are The 10 Most Spoken Languages In Europe?
Europe is home to hundreds of languages, including some of the most widely spoken languages in the world. But what languages dominate this diverse region? We rank the top 10.
How I Went About Learning A Language From Scratch
When you’re at square one, the road to language proficiency can look like a very, very long one.
Rediscovering Polari: How This Secret Gay Language Helped Create LGBT Culture
The culture of Polari didn’t die when this secret language did. In fact, we can thank Polari for much of queer culture today.
Rediscovering Polari: How This Gay Dialect Is A Map Of Forgotten Subcultures
While Polari was a secret language for gay men, it was originally created out of a multitude of subculture dialects. Here’s an overview of Polari’s etymology, and how all these languages came together.