Language Insights

The 10 Most Spoken Languages In The World

The 10 Most Spoken Languages In The World

Almost half of the world’s population claims one of only 10 languages as their mother tongue. So what are the top 10 languages of the world? You might be surprised.
What Languages Are Spoken In Madagascar?

What Languages Are Spoken In Madagascar?

The world’s fourth-largest island has a lot to share with the world.
What Languages Are Spoken In Kenya?

What Languages Are Spoken In Kenya?

So much to do, so much to see, so much to speak.
What Are Tonal Languages?

What Are Tonal Languages?

Whether you have perfect pitch or feel tone-deaf, we have answers to all your burning tonal language questions.
The Story Of Some Famed Dessert Names

The Story Of Some Famed Dessert Names

Don’t read this article on an empty stomach.
Words From The Kitchen: The Language Of Cooking

Words From The Kitchen: The Language Of Cooking

We’ve whipped up quite a nice list for you.
Your Grade School Language Classes Weren’t For Nothing

Your Grade School Language Classes Weren’t For Nothing

Are your high school Spanish classes still benefitting you, even though you’ve forgotten just about everything you learned?
What Is The Bare Minimum Requirement For Successful Communication?

What Is The Bare Minimum Requirement For Successful Communication?

Can you have a conversation with just a word? Or a glance?
What Language Is Spoken In The Philippines?

What Language Is Spoken In The Philippines?

With 183 living languages to speak of, the Philippines is one of the most linguistically diverse countries on the planet.
Who’s Afraid Of A Semicolon?

Who’s Afraid Of A Semicolon?

In ‘Semicolon,’ historian Cecelia Watson dives into the odd history of the fascinating punctuation mark.
Test Out Your Linguistic Know-How With This Language Crossword

Test Out Your Linguistic Know-How With This Language Crossword

Tired of conventional learning? It’s time to cross into new territory.
Multilinguish Bonus Episode: Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?

Multilinguish Bonus Episode: Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?

In this bonus episode, we explain why “Is a hot dog a sandwich?” is one of the most insightful questions of our time. Or not, up to you.
Technology Will Change Language Whether We Like It Or Not

Technology Will Change Language Whether We Like It Or Not

In her new book ‘Because Internet,’ Gretchen McCulloch explains the incredible changes that have been happening to language online.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Language In The World Cup

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Language In The World Cup

From swearing refs to minority language commentators, here are some fascinating facts about how language is used in international soccer.