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
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
Please don’t use any of these terms to describe people.
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.
Jargon Watch: The Language Of Politicians
Who’s more ‘inside baseball’ than baseball players? Probably politicians.
Multilinguish: Words Of The Year 2019
Can you summarize a whole year with a single word? Probably not.
Decade In Review: Language Trends That Shaped The 2010s
We explored the memes, movements and emoji that defined a decade.
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.
Here Are 20 New Words That Wouldn’t Exist Without Climate Change
It’s not just the environment that’s changing. Languages around the world are also adapting to describe new realities.
Anachronisms In ‘Downton Abbey’: Terms That The Show Got Totally Wrong
‘Quid’ is not the proper term for a proper lady.