Languages Have Families, Too: A Look At The Indo-European Language Family
Did you know that almost every language spoken between Iceland and India has the same origin? That’s the Indo-European language family. Let’s take a look at this extremely diverse collection of related languages.
The Secret Language Of Calendar Months
Believe it or not, the month of May was not purposely named for its ability to set us up for annual Star Wars and Justin Timberlake puns.
On The Linguistic Trail With Nomadic Languages
Does not having a fixed regional identity change how language evolves?
139 Old Norse Words That Invaded The English Language
Without the Vikings, English would be missing some awesome words like berserk, ugly, muck, skull, knife, die, and cake!
The History Of The Spanish Language And Its Many Influences
Have you ever wondered about the history of the Spanish language? Let’s travel back in time and discover where everything began.
International Music Festivals: Rhythm Around The World
Wave your lighter in the air like you just don’t care.
Who’s Afraid Of A Semicolon?
In ‘Semicolon,’ historian Cecelia Watson dives into the odd history of the fascinating punctuation mark.
14 Words That Used To Mean Something Else
The cool thing about etymology is that it actually doesn’t guarantee anything!
9 Surprising Polyglots Throughout History
Cleopatra, James Joyce, Ho Chi Minh and other historical figures who added “polyglot” to their long list of accomplishments.
What Language Is Spoken In Jamaica?
Though English is technically the official language, Jamaica is home to a unique linguistic legacy unlike any other in the world.