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The German Animal Names Flowchart

The German Animal Names Flowchart

Animal names in German can be both funny and bizarre due to their lego-like construction. This flowchart shows why.
8 Spanish Words The English Language Is Missing

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

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.
7 Fun Pokemon Names In Other Languages

7 Fun Pokemon Names In Other Languages

What’s your favorite Pokemon’s name in another language?
Pig Latin, Dog Latin And The World Of Non-Latin ‘Latin’ Codes

Pig Latin, Dog Latin And The World Of Non-Latin ‘Latin’ Codes

Trying to mask your message or disguise your dialogue? Pig Latin is here to elp-hay.
The 15 U.S. Place Names That Make Foreigners Snicker

The 15 U.S. Place Names That Make Foreigners Snicker

From Testicles Lake to the Town of Boob, here are some funny U.S. place names that may be considered offensive (but mostly entertaining) to foreign-language readers.
9 Charming Poop Idioms In Other Languages

9 Charming Poop Idioms In Other Languages

In theory, all bae idioms (or bæ idioms, if you want to get technical about this) count as poop idioms in Danish.
How To Reignite Your Passion For Learning A Language

How To Reignite Your Passion For Learning A Language

We have some tips for translating your burning-hot desire to learn into a more sustainable relationship with your target language.
Quiz: What Should You Reward Yourself With After Your Language-Learning Milestone?

Quiz: What Should You Reward Yourself With After Your Language-Learning Milestone?

One of the most important parts of learning anything is rewarding yourself for a job well done.
6 Questions With Polyglot Comedian And Activist Eddie Izzard

6 Questions With Polyglot Comedian And Activist Eddie Izzard

We spoke with Eddie Izzard about using language to connect with people, translating comedy and, at one point, human sacrifice.
11 Dog Phrases You’ll Need For Your Trip To The Park

11 Dog Phrases You’ll Need For Your Trip To The Park

Do you even dog? Quit it with the ‘good boy’ nonsense and learn to meet your doggo on his own turf.
Does Everyone Laugh The Same Way?

Does Everyone Laugh The Same Way?

Laughter seems like an involuntary expression, but it’s actually shaped by many different forces.