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Thomas Moore Devlin
Thomas grew up in suburban Massachusetts, and moved to New York City for college. He studied English literature and linguistics at New York University, but spent most of his time in college working for the student paper. Because of this, he has really hard opinions about AP Style. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and getting angry about things on Twitter. He's spent a lot of time trying to learn Spanish, and has learned a little German.
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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Punctuation?

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Punctuation?

You might know how to punctuate a sentence, but that won’t help you much here.
52 English Words That Are Actually German

52 English Words That Are Actually German

What do “hamburger,” “angst” and “hamster” all have in common?
What Is The Longest Word In The World?

What Is The Longest Word In The World?

Hope you don’t have hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia (fear of long words).
6 Polish TV Shows To Watch If You’re Learning The Language

6 Polish TV Shows To Watch If You’re Learning The Language

Whether you want a thrilling crime drama or a raunchy sitcom, there’s a Polish show you’ll want to watch.
7 Podcasts To Listen To If You’re Learning German

7 Podcasts To Listen To If You’re Learning German

Whether you’re starting out or have been speaking German for years, one of these podcasts is sure to keep you entertained.
A Beginner’s Guide To The Eurovision Song Contest

A Beginner’s Guide To The Eurovision Song Contest

Are you curious about Eurovision but aren’t sure what exactly it’s about? We’ve broken it down for you.
How Many People Speak Indonesian, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak Indonesian, And Where Is It Spoken?

Indonesian is one of the most spoken languages in the world, but it’s not used much outside of Southeast Asia.
Are Regional Accents Disappearing In The United States?

Are Regional Accents Disappearing In The United States?

It may seem like people are sounding more and more similar, but this country’s linguistic map is as complicated as ever.
What Is May Day?

What Is May Day?

It’s a holiday that means different things to different people.