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21 American English Phrases That Are, Like, Totally Useful To Know
Here are a few phrases that Americans say a lot — and what they mean.
10 Tips To Learn Any Language From An Expert
Here’s some advice from Matthew Youlden, a polyglot who speaks nine languages.
The Top 5 Reasons To Learn Portuguese
Want to finally learn a foreign language, but can’t decide which one? Besides the obvious benefits that learning any language brings, here are our top 5 reasons to learn Portuguese.
The Top 5 Reasons To Learn German
There are compelling reasons beyond being really into Goethe and beer.
The Top 5 Reasons To Learn Spanish
Want to finally learn a foreign language, but can’t decide which one? We’re here to help.
How To Answer The Phone In Different Languages
Saying “Hello?” when answering the phone is pretty much an automatic reflex, but where did this convention actually come from?
139 Old Norse Words That Invaded The English Language
Without the Vikings, English would be missing some pretty awesome words like berserk, ugly, muck, skull, knife, die and cake!
The German Animal Names Flowchart
Animal names in German can be both funny and bizarre due to their lego-like construction. This flowchart shows why.
Star Words: Language Trivia From A Galaxy Far, Far Away
The earthbound origins of the names, cultures and languages in the Star Wars universe.