How To Say Cute, and 8 Other French Words We Love
French has many “why don’t we have a word for that?” words and even more that are just plain beautiful. Here’s a short list of my 9 favorite French words.
8 Spanish Words The English Language Is Missing
The following eight Spanish words have been carefully selected from two years on the Iberian peninsula spent studying the language and befriending its people.
9 Hilarious Untranslatable Words In Other Languages
There may not be a term for these ideas in English, but other languages have really funny words to express them.
The 10 Most Delightful Foreign Words With No English Equivalent
We love untranslatable words; you love untranslatable words. Here’s our roundup of our 10 favorite ones.
The Sundry Sounds Of Onomatopoeia In Different Languages
Just about every language contains words that sound exactly like what they mean. And they’re often quite cute.
What Is The Ugliest Word In The World?
Is it “moist”? Is it “pulchritude”? We’ll try to identify the ugliest word in the world, and probably fail. But it’ll be fun regardless.
What Is The Most Beautiful Word In The World?
Is it ‘cellar door’? Or ‘nakakapagpabagabag’? Who decides what’s beautiful, anyway?
What’s The Funniest Word In The World?
A mostly clean exploration of how language and comedy work together.
What Are The World’s Favorite Words?
Babbel’s recent My Favorite Word competition reveals some interesting patterns of which words are popular, and why.
6 Meaningful Foreign Language Tattoos That Will Make You Want To Get Inked
Tattoos symbolize something that is near to a person’s heart. Here are six stories of people who decided to get inked in another language.
Gr8 Texting Slang In Six Different Languages
Textspeak is here 2 stay. Don’t have FOMO: read this article to learn how people are texting around the world.
7 German Words We Should Be Using in English
I perched awkwardly in the barber’s chair and scoured my mind for conversational gems with which I could entertain my audience of three burly men awaiting their cut. I ended up suggesting they adopt seven German words into their daily parlance.