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Is Your Friend Faking Their Study Abroad Accent?

Is Your Friend Faking Their Study Abroad Accent?

Did your friend come back from college sounding a bit … different?
Quiz: Do You Know The Proper Names For These British Food Items?

Quiz: Do You Know The Proper Names For These British Food Items?

Britain may not be exactly famous for its food, but it is for its food names.
7 Traditions Meghan Markle Will Need To Learn About British Culture

7 Traditions Meghan Markle Will Need To Learn About British Culture

Meghan Markle will soon join the most famous British family in the world. Luckily, we have a pre-royal wedding primer on the cultural traditions she will need to learn in her new home.
What’s Disney Channel Like Around The World?

What’s Disney Channel Like Around The World?

Here’s what everyone’s favorite mouse looks like on televisions across the globe.
Have Brexit And Trump Changed The Languages People Are Learning?

Have Brexit And Trump Changed The Languages People Are Learning?

Babbel’s user data suggests politics may already be affecting the language-learning paradigm in Europe and the States.
Which Are The Most Spoken Languages In The United Kingdom?

Which Are The Most Spoken Languages In The United Kingdom?

English is number one, but there are a lot of other languages represented throughout the United Kingdom.
How Many People Speak Scots, And Where Is It Spoken?

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

Speaking Scots involves much more than calling people ‘wee lads and lassies.’
Around The World In 19 Cups Of Tea

Around The World In 19 Cups Of Tea

What’s the tea on tea in other countries? Here’s a look at how 19 nations take their tea.
Why Are Americans So Obsessed With British Culture?

Why Are Americans So Obsessed With British Culture?

From those cute phone booths to the Queen, we Americans adore all things England.
Professional Captioners Reveal the Mispronounced Words of 2017

Professional Captioners Reveal the Mispronounced Words of 2017

From ‘bokeh’ to ‘Weinstein,’ see which words people struggled to pronounce correctly this year in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.
The United States of Accents: Southern American English

The United States of Accents: Southern American English

What is the Southern accent? Where did it come from? Why are we calling it Southern American English? All this and more are answered in this installment of the United States of Accents.
How American English Grew Its Wings

How American English Grew Its Wings

When did American English become distinct from British English? A brief chronology.
Quiz: Which Country Best Matches Your Personal Style?

Quiz: Which Country Best Matches Your Personal Style?

Fashion varies depending on the country you’re in. So instead of changing your signature look, you can just change your location.
Why Are Americans So Obsessed With Scandinavian Culture?

Why Are Americans So Obsessed With Scandinavian Culture?

Mittens, mugs and chunky-knit socks: ‘hygge’ is the new ‘je ne sais quoi.’