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All In The Language Family: The Celtic Languages

All In The Language Family: The Celtic Languages

The Celtic languages are pretty much only found in the British Isles today, but were at one point spoken throughout Europe.
What Are The Differences Between American And British English?

What Are The Differences Between American And British English?

Are the Brits and Americans really “separated by a common language”? How different are these two versions of English, actually?
How Many People Speak Irish, And Where Is It Spoken?

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

Speaking Irish involves a lot more than saying “Top of the morning to ya!”
Why Do We Say Wow?

Why Do We Say Wow?

The word might sound modern, but “wow” goes back hundreds if not thousands of years.
English As An International Universal Language

English As An International Universal Language

Don’t be surprised if in the world’s nooks, crannies and corners you find that little language called English.
7 Phrases You’ll Only Hear In The UK (And How To Use Them Like A Boss)

7 Phrases You’ll Only Hear In The UK (And How To Use Them Like A Boss)

British and UK phrases can be elusive — even to other native English speakers. Here are some of the most popular and their translations.
5 British Christmas Traditions That Other Countries Find Really Confusing

5 British Christmas Traditions That Other Countries Find Really Confusing

Every country has strange customs — the UK just happens to pack most of them in around Christmas time. Here are the strangest traditions of the lot.
But We’re British! A Tour Of The British Isles In 8ish Accents

But We’re British! A Tour Of The British Isles In 8ish Accents

What does a “British accent” sound like? It depends who you’re asking and where you are in the British Isles. Here’s an overview of 8 regional varieties of British English.
How To Spend Your Weekend Like A Born-And-Bred Londoner

How To Spend Your Weekend Like A Born-And-Bred Londoner

London is a huge city, but here’s how its locals choose to experience it.
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.