The Stories Behind Common Latin Phrases
‘Quid pro quo’ is the way to go — but only if you know how to use it correctly.
5 Compelling Euphemisms In Other Languages
Some things aren’t better left unsaid — they’re just better left delicately said.
9 Foreign Phrases That Will Make You Sound Smart
Want to impress a native with your burgeoning language skills? Keep one of these foreign phrases handy in your back pocket.
13 Foreign Phrases That Are Rooted In Superstition
Some foreign expressions don’t make a lick of sense until you learn about their spooky origins.
How To Ask For The Check In 10 Languages
This guide won’t tell you how to split a birthday dinner tab between 12 people without wanting to flip the table in frustration, but at least you’ll be able to get your server’s attention.
The Curious Terms For ‘Sun Shower’ From Around The World
Is the Devil beating his wife, or is it a fox’s wedding? Just about every culture on Earth has a whimsical folkloric take on what it means when it rains on a sunny day.
How To Talk About Mental Health In 6 Different Languages
‘Self-care’ has become a major buzzword in the U.S. amid a burgeoning movement to destigmatize mental illness. Do other cultures discuss mental health as openly?
How To Speak Australian
It’s not all ‘brekkie’ and ‘barbie.’ To speak like a true Australian, you have to learn to stop being such a wanker first.
How Various International Cuisines Flavor The Local Language
There is an impressive amount of sausage idioms in German, and that makes an impressive amount of sense.