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David Doochin
David is a content producer for Babbel USA, where he writes for Babbel Magazine and oversees Babbel's presence on Quora. He’s a native of Nashville and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he studied linguistics and history. Before Babbel he worked at Quizlet and Atlas Obscura. A geek for grammar and an editorial enthusiast, he speaks Spanish (and dabbles in German, Dutch, Afrikaans and Italian). When he’s not curating his Instagram meme collection, you can find him spending too much money on food and exploring new cities around the world.
Articles by David
Tales From The Internet: Overheard Conversations In Other Languages

Tales From The Internet: Overheard Conversations In Other Languages

Eavesdropping is an art form. But that doesn’t mean what you hear is always going to be pretty.
How Do We Measure The Oldest Language In The World?

How Do We Measure The Oldest Language In The World?

Yes, you can map languages and their histories in the branches of family trees. But finding the oldest language in the world isn’t as simple as counting rings.
The Linguistic History Of Dance Moves Around The World

The Linguistic History Of Dance Moves Around The World

Get on your feet! Feel the beat! And make your knowledge of dance more complete!
How Many People Speak Arabic Around The World, And Where?

How Many People Speak Arabic Around The World, And Where?

You might know that it’s pretty popular in the Middle East and North Africa, but you might be surprised at just how many people speak Arabic in the entire world.
Embarrassing Language Errors: Tell-All Tales From The People Of The Internet

Embarrassing Language Errors: Tell-All Tales From The People Of The Internet

Sometimes the only thing to do when you make a language snafu is have a good, hard laugh at yourself.
Babbel Challenge Week 3: Learn How You Learn

Babbel Challenge Week 3: Learn How You Learn

For the third week of the Babbel Challenge, you’ll reflect on the learning styles that help you along your language journey when the going gets tough (and the grammar gets messy).
The Culture of Saving Money Around the World

The Culture of Saving Money Around the World

If you’re pulling out more from the ol’ piggy bank than you’re putting in, you might appreciate some international insight into saving money.
5 Famous Fictional Characters’ Names In Other Languages

5 Famous Fictional Characters’ Names In Other Languages

Something about “Käsna-Kalle Kantpüks” just has a nice ring to it.
Linguistic Purism And The Push For Anglish, The English Throwback

Linguistic Purism And The Push For Anglish, The English Throwback

10th-century vintage English vocab is so in right now.