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How To Order A Beer In 10 Different Languages

How To Order A Beer In 10 Different Languages

Okay, first things first. Where can a person get a beer around here?
11 Dog Phrases You’ll Need For Your Trip To The Park

11 Dog Phrases You’ll Need For Your Trip To The Park

Do you even dog? Quit it with the ‘good boy’ nonsense and learn to meet your doggo on his own turf.
How To Say ‘I’m Sorry’ In 10 Different Languages

How To Say ‘I’m Sorry’ In 10 Different Languages

Is it too late now to say sorry? No, it’s not. Here’s how to apologize in 10 foreign languages.
How Various International Cuisines Flavor The Local Language

How Various International Cuisines Flavor The Local Language

There is an impressive amount of sausage idioms in German, and that makes an impressive amount of sense.
13 Of The Best Pet Names (For Humans) In Other Languages

13 Of The Best Pet Names (For Humans) In Other Languages

Who said terms of endearment had to make any sense?
The Best Of American Regional Slang

The Best Of American Regional Slang

The internet may be homogenizing the way we speak, but for now, we’ve still got ‘yinz’ and ‘jawn.’
7 Everyday Roman Expressions You Need To Learn Before You Visit Rome

7 Everyday Roman Expressions You Need To Learn Before You Visit Rome

Why don’t you do like the Romans do and speak the local lingo: the Italian dialect of Romanesco?
6 Spanish Phrases To Impress Your Tinder Match

6 Spanish Phrases To Impress Your Tinder Match

Want to stand out when messaging a potential romantic interest who speaks Spanish? Try one of these friendly expressions or clever pick-up lines.
7 Modern Expressions That Date Back To Ancient History

7 Modern Expressions That Date Back To Ancient History

These words and phrases may seem ordinary, but a closer look reveals their ancient (and sometimes bizarre) origins.
Good Naked, I’m Pregnant — 7 Awkward Foreign Language Mistakes To Avoid

Good Naked, I’m Pregnant — 7 Awkward Foreign Language Mistakes To Avoid

Double check the meaning of these false cognates before trying out a new language, or some embarrassing situations might be in store!
10 Essential Portuguese Phrases To Know Before You Go To Brazil

10 Essential Portuguese Phrases To Know Before You Go To Brazil

If you only learn 10 phrases in Portuguese before you go to Brazil, these slang terms are the ones to remember. You won’t be able to do much more than greet friends and order beers, but you’ll sound VERY local.
10 Extremely Useful Phrases In Spanish

10 Extremely Useful Phrases In Spanish

Sometimes what we learn from books is not enough. Speaking real Spanish means using certain phrases and expressions that you’ll only learn in bars, on the street or in this article.
10 Essential Phrases To Survive Your French Vacation

10 Essential Phrases To Survive Your French Vacation

Traveling to a French speaking country? These 10 sentences will help you survive some common situations: greetings, the boulangerie, asking for directions, even how to complain!