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Dictionary Of Glishes: Spanglish, Japanglish, Denglish And More

Dictionary Of Glishes: Spanglish, Japanglish, Denglish And More

The impact of the English language extends far and wide.
Jargon Watch: Election Lingo And The Language Of Voting

Jargon Watch: Election Lingo And The Language Of Voting

Next time you find yourself in a ‘battleground state,’ watch out for ‘pregnant chads.’
Jargon Watch: Astronauts And The Language Of Space Travel

Jargon Watch: Astronauts And The Language Of Space Travel

What the heck is “puffy head bird legs”?
From Agency To Agile: The Evolution Of Babbel’s Marketing Team

From Agency To Agile: The Evolution Of Babbel’s Marketing Team

Here’s how our Marketing department embraced agile working to bring teams closer together, as well as increase communication, collaboration and production speed.
Quiz: Can You Guess The Original Meaning Of These Common Words?

Quiz: Can You Guess The Original Meaning Of These Common Words?

Some of these modern words have very little in common with their original forms.
11 Common English Words And Phrases With Racist Origins

11 Common English Words And Phrases With Racist Origins

Chances are, you’ve used at least one of these in casual conversation without knowing its problematic past.
What’s The Cutest Word In The World?

What’s The Cutest Word In The World?

And could you even handle it if you knew?
9 English Words We All Agree Are Ugly

9 English Words We All Agree Are Ugly

Can you guess which word unanimously wins the ugliest?
The Best 60s Slang To Get Your Groove On

The Best 60s Slang To Get Your Groove On

Looking for a blast from the past? Join us as we revisit some of the grooviest 1960s slang.
8 English Words We Can All Agree Are Beautiful

8 English Words We Can All Agree Are Beautiful

Seeking some linguistic loveliness? Looking for a lexicon of luxurious lingo? You’re in the right place.
Why Do We Say Wow?

Why Do We Say Wow?

The word might sound modern, but “wow” goes back hundreds if not thousands of years.
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.