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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.
Articles by Thomas
How To Read Spanish Letters And Accent Marks Aloud

How To Read Spanish Letters And Accent Marks Aloud

One of the first things to go after when you’re learning Spanish is how to actually pronounce Spanish. Fortunately, it’s not too hard!
How To Talk About The Weather In Spanish

How To Talk About The Weather In Spanish

Whether you’re figuring out what to pack for vacation or just really love talking about the climate, knowing Spanish weather vocabulary is very useful.
Quiz: Which Country Best Matches Your Flirting Style?

Quiz: Which Country Best Matches Your Flirting Style?

Whether you’re forward with love interests or prefer to admire from a distance, there’s a country that matches your style. Try our flirting quiz to find out where you’d thrive!
Where Do All The Color Names Come From?

Where Do All The Color Names Come From?

Which came first, orange the fruit or orange the color?
All In The Language Family: The Romance Languages

All In The Language Family: The Romance Languages

Sadly, Romance languages have nothing to do with romancing someone. They’re one of the largest language groups, and they’re spread all across the globe.
Quiz: Do You Know The Colors In Russian?

Quiz: Do You Know The Colors In Russian?

Think you know all the Russian colors in the радуга (rainbow)? Take our Russian colors quiz to see how your knowledge stacks up.
Introducing David Grossman’s ‘A Horse Walks Into A Bar’

Introducing David Grossman’s ‘A Horse Walks Into A Bar’

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. This month, we’re reading David Grossman’s ‘A Horse Walks into a Bar’!
What Are The Most-Used Languages On The Internet?

What Are The Most-Used Languages On The Internet?

The internet is not a physical place, but its population can tell us about the real world. Looking at languages on the internet reveals an odd inequality.
The United States Of Accents: A Guide To The American Ways Of Speaking

The United States Of Accents: A Guide To The American Ways Of Speaking

There are a lot of American Accents out there, and we’re trying to explore all of them in our series, ‘The United States Of Accents.’