What Is Denglish, And Where Is It Spoken?
Every language borrows from others to some extent. But it’s not always appreciated.
What’s A Malapropism?
For all intensive purposes, malapropisms are a fun figure of speech — and they can teach us something important about language.
11 Wacky Holiday Traditions Around The World
From caroling with a horse skull to enjoying Christmas Eve at KFC, these holiday customs give the old man in the chimney a run for his money.
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
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.
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.