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.
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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?
Laughter seems like an involuntary expression, but it’s actually shaped by many different forces.
Ask Babs: How Do I Convince My English-Only Relatives That Language Learning Is Good For Them?
This month: how to dismantle the provincial-archy. Also, a German learner accidentally introduces his love interest as his girlfriend. Can he walk it back smoothly?
What’s The Funniest Word In The World?
A mostly clean exploration of how language and comedy work together.