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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
What Are The Languages Spoken In Africa?

What Are The Languages Spoken In Africa?

And you thought your continent was linguistically diverse.
Jargon Watch: The Language Of Fashion

Jargon Watch: The Language Of Fashion

Get your vocabulary all dressed up for its runway debut.
On The Clock Around The World: International Work Culture

On The Clock Around The World: International Work Culture

Wherever they take the longest vacations is where I want to be.
The Etymology Of American State Names: All 50 Explained

The Etymology Of American State Names: All 50 Explained

If you don’t know what to call your new state, naming it after a mountain or river seems to be a safe bet.
International Literature: Children’s Books In Other Languages

International Literature: Children’s Books In Other Languages

Pranksters, princes and puppets — open your imagination and explore the wonderful world of children’s literature.
How To Host A Dutch Dinner Party

How To Host A Dutch Dinner Party

Following this Dutch dinner party guide is a recipe for success.
Spring Traditions Around The World

Spring Traditions Around The World

When it starts getting warmer outside, there are more than a few creative ways to celebrate.
How To Write The Date In Dutch

How To Write The Date In Dutch

With this handy Dutch date guide, calendar-induced confusion is a thing of the past.
Art Words Around The World: Terms To Create And Craft In Other Tongues

Art Words Around The World: Terms To Create And Craft In Other Tongues

When it comes to learning international and foreign language art words and terms, it’s okay if you’re starting out with a blank canvas.