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What Are The Differences Between American And British English?

What Are The Differences Between American And British English?

Are the Brits and Americans really “separated by a common language”? How different are these two versions of English, actually?
Feminist Words: New Vocabulary To Empower Yourself

Feminist Words: New Vocabulary To Empower Yourself

Have you ever experienced something sexist but didn’t have a word to describe it? Fear not: We have a list of feminist words to help convey your experiences so you can feel empowered.
The Language Of Being Single: Terms For Singles From Around The World

The Language Of Being Single: Terms For Singles From Around The World

Please don’t use any of these terms to describe people.
How To Say ‘I Love You’ In 10 Different Languages

How To Say ‘I Love You’ In 10 Different Languages

Have you ever wanted to say “I love you” in French? Or maybe in Italian? Or Spanish? Impress your special someone by professing your love in 10 different languages.
The United States Of Accents: African American Vernacular English

The United States Of Accents: African American Vernacular English

What is AAVE? Where did it come from? How is it used today? All this and more are answered in this installment of the United States of Accents.
Jargon Watch: The World-Building Language Of Architecture

Jargon Watch: The World-Building Language Of Architecture

No, a flying buttress isn’t a circus act.
Mutilinguish: Language Ch-Ch-Changes

Mutilinguish: Language Ch-Ch-Changes

Can people change language? They can! And they do it a lot. In this episode, we explore how that really works.
Slang From The 1920s That Needs To Make A Comeback

Slang From The 1920s That Needs To Make A Comeback

A lot can change for a language in 100 years. Here’s our list of lingo from the Roaring Twenties that deserves a comeback in 2020.
What Is The Schwa Vowel?

What Is The Schwa Vowel?

Schwat’s the deal with the schwa vowel?
These Are America’s Most Mispronounced Words Of 2019

These Are America’s Most Mispronounced Words Of 2019

A rapper, a presidential candidate and a famous cathedral all made this year’s list of America’s most mispronounced words.
How Brits Abroad Actually Feel About Brexit

How Brits Abroad Actually Feel About Brexit

Here’s what four different Brits living in Berlin think about Brexit.
‘Letterkenny’ Language And How Writers Create Dialects

‘Letterkenny’ Language And How Writers Create Dialects

You may have heard of conlangs before, but there’s a new category to explore: conlects.
Why Do Young People Use Commas So Weirdly?

Why Do Young People Use Commas So Weirdly?

If you’ve seen people using the comma ellipsis and think they’re making a mistake,,, they’re not.
139 Old Norse Words That Invaded The English Language

139 Old Norse Words That Invaded The English Language

Without the Vikings, English would be missing some awesome words like berserk, ugly, muck, skull, knife, die, and cake!