Other Languages

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.
What Language Is Spoken In Jamaica?

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.
All About That Basque: The History And Mystery Of Europe’s Most Isolated Language

All About That Basque: The History And Mystery Of Europe’s Most Isolated Language

Try as we might, we still can’t piece together a conclusive origin story for Northern Spain’s distinctive language.
Secret Languages, Discreet Loves: How Does Queer Slang Differ Around The World?

Secret Languages, Discreet Loves: How Does Queer Slang Differ Around The World?

Throughout the world, queer people have developed forms of communication with one another that outsiders can’t understand. What are these secret languages like?
Other Languages Have Adorable Names For Grandparents, Too

Other Languages Have Adorable Names For Grandparents, Too

Whether it’s Pop Pop or Nani, they’re all dear to our hearts.
Breaking Down Klingon Into Human Languages

Breaking Down Klingon Into Human Languages

Does your last encounter with the Klingon language have you thinking, “What on Qo’noS was that?” Worry not: Today we’re breaking down Klingon’s linguistic features into their human language counterparts.
Is Climate Change Accelerating Language Loss?

Is Climate Change Accelerating Language Loss?

Biological diversity and linguistic diversity are linked in ways that might surprise you.
Multilinguish Episode 4: Unsolved Language Mysteries

Multilinguish Episode 4: Unsolved Language Mysteries

Everyone loves a good mystery. In this episode of our podcast, we explore unsolved language mysteries that have stood the test of time.
Exclamations To Shout In Other Languages

Exclamations To Shout In Other Languages

‘Words to shout’ are probably not covered in the vocab section of your language class, but exclamations in other languages are very useful to know.
The Benefits Of Learning A Minority Language

The Benefits Of Learning A Minority Language

Why spend time and effort learning a language that only has a few thousand living speakers? As it turns out, there are plenty of reasons.
Pig Latin, Dog Latin And The World Of Non-Latin ‘Latin’ Codes

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.
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?