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Multilinguish Episode 2: Sapir-What?!

Multilinguish Episode 2: Sapir-What?!

Does speaking a certain language alter the way you think and perceive the world? In this episode, we debate the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.
How To Write The Date In Dutch

How To Write The Date In Dutch

With this handy Dutch date guide, calendar-induced confusion is a thing of the past.
Art Words Around The World: Terms To Create And Craft In Other Tongues

Art Words Around The World: Terms To Create And Craft In Other Tongues

When it comes to learning international and foreign language art words and terms, it’s okay if you’re starting out with a blank canvas.
Multilinguish Episode 1: Sexist Robots

Multilinguish Episode 1: Sexist Robots

Is artificial intelligence inherently sexist? In the first episode of our podcast, we dig into where AI bias comes from and how to correct it.
How Many People Speak Swahili, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak Swahili, And Where Is It Spoken?

How much do you know about the lingua franca of southeastern Africa?
How Many People Speak Tagalog, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak Tagalog, And Where Is It Spoken?

Along with English, Tagalog is one of the most-spoken languages in the Philippines. Its history is inextricably tied to the Philippines and Filipino identity.
How Many People Speak Hebrew, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak Hebrew, And Where Is It Spoken?

By the third century CE, Hebrew was considered a dead language. Then, over a thousand years later, it sprung back to life, making it the only successfully revived language in existence.
What Are The Languages Spoken In South Africa?

What Are The Languages Spoken In South Africa?

With so many tongues to choose from, South Africa is one big mishmashed linguistic mosaic.
Tales From The Internet: Overheard Conversations In Other Languages

Tales From The Internet: Overheard Conversations In Other Languages

Eavesdropping is an art form. But that doesn’t mean what you hear is always going to be pretty.
How Do We Measure The Oldest Language In The World?

How Do We Measure The Oldest Language In The World?

Yes, you can map languages and their histories in the branches of family trees. But finding the oldest language in the world isn’t as simple as counting rings.
The 10 Most Spoken Languages In South America

The 10 Most Spoken Languages In South America

Will Spanish or Portuguese take the top spot? And what are the other most spoken languages in South America? Read on for a breakdown of the numbers.
Navajo Code Talkers: Using Indigenous Language As A Secret Cipher

Navajo Code Talkers: Using Indigenous Language As A Secret Cipher

How Native Americans turned their first languages into crucial forms of communication in both world wars.
10 Most Spoken Languages In North America

10 Most Spoken Languages In North America

You can probably guess the language that takes the top spot, but what else makes the list?
How Many People Speak Arabic Around The World, And Where?

How Many People Speak Arabic Around The World, And Where?

You might know that it’s pretty popular in the Middle East and North Africa, but you might be surprised at just how many people speak Arabic in the entire world.