Jargon Watch: The Language Of Politicians
Who’s more ‘inside baseball’ than baseball players? Probably politicians.
Do Other Countries Make As Many Healthy Eating Resolutions?
Americans are hardly alone in thinking about their health at the turn of the new year. But is our approach to dieting, weight loss and ‘healthy eating’ the same?
What Language Was Spoken At The First Thanksgiving?
You probably know the story of the First Thanksgiving, but do you know the indigenous language behind it?
Multilinguish: Are Europeans Really Better At Languages?
In this episode of Multilinguish, we dive deep into language learning in the United States, the United Kingdom and mainland Europe.
Multilinguish Bonus Episode: American Expats In Berlin
In this bonus episode of Multilinguish podcast, we get the inside scoop about living and working abroad from three Americans who moved to Germany.
What Are The True Differences Between American and European Culture, Really?
This goes a little bit deeper than coffee cup sizes.
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.
Why Is It Called ‘Latin’ America?
How Latin America got its name is, perhaps unsurprisingly, tied up in the historical colonization of the Americas.
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.’
The Linguistic Origins Of New Orleans Food
When it comes to New Orleans food history, language often holds the biggest clues.
10 Things Americans Say That Might Sound Weird In Other Countries
Don’t say ‘let’s hang out sometime’ to a German unless you actually mean it.
The 15 U.S. Place Names That Make Foreigners Snicker
From Testicles Lake to the Town of Boob, here are some funny U.S. place names that may be considered offensive (but mostly entertaining) to foreign-language readers.
The Multilingual History Of New Orleans
The history of New Orleans is of a constantly shifting cultural landscape. Even focusing on just languages, we found a story filled with fascinating events.
What Is The Pizza Of France? And Other Questions Of Vital Importance
In our quest to comprehend international food and pop culture, we pose a few theoretical questions.