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Quiz: Which Country Best Matches Your Flirting Style?

Quiz: Which Country Best Matches Your Flirting Style?

Whether you’re forward with love interests or prefer to admire from a distance, there’s a country that matches your style. Try our flirting quiz to find out where you’d thrive!
The United States Of Accents: A Guide To The American Ways Of Speaking

The United States Of Accents: A Guide To The American Ways Of Speaking

There are a lot of American Accents out there, and we’re trying to explore all of them in our series, ‘The United States Of Accents.’
10 Most Spoken Languages In North America

10 Most Spoken Languages In North America

You can probably guess the language that takes the top spot, but what else makes the list?
What Is Franglais, And Where Is It Spoken?

What Is Franglais, And Where Is It Spoken?

Parlez-vous franglais? The odd mashup of English and French has led to a variety of different linguistic combinations around the world.
The International Art Of Meditation (And Why Americans Are Hooked)

The International Art Of Meditation (And Why Americans Are Hooked)

Meditation and mindfulness may have global roots and use ancient language, but their proven benefits have made them very popular in the U.S.
Do Other Countries Make As Many Healthy Eating Resolutions?

Do Other Countries Make As Many Healthy Eating Resolutions?

Americans are hardly alone in thinking about their health at the turn of the new year. But is our approach to dieting, weight loss and ‘healthy eating’ the same?
Wyngz And Things: The Highly Specific Language Of Food Labels

Wyngz And Things: The Highly Specific Language Of Food Labels

You spend a lot of your life reading the language of food labels, but how many of these terms do you understand?
The Linguistic Origins Of New Orleans Food

The Linguistic Origins Of New Orleans Food

When it comes to New Orleans food history, language often holds the biggest clues.
10 Things Americans Say That Might Sound Weird In Other Countries

10 Things Americans Say That Might Sound Weird In Other Countries

Don’t say ‘let’s hang out sometime’ to a German unless you actually mean it.
Linguistic Thanksgiving: The Stories Behind Your Favorite Holiday Foods

Linguistic Thanksgiving: The Stories Behind Your Favorite Holiday Foods

Rather than discuss politics around the table this year, make your feast a linguistic Thanksgiving with these word facts about your meal!
The Multilingual History Of New Orleans

The Multilingual History Of New Orleans

The history of New Orleans is of a constantly shifting cultural landscape. Even focusing on just languages, we found a story filled with fascinating events.
A Cultural History Of Pumpkins And Gourds

A Cultural History Of Pumpkins And Gourds

It’s fall, which means pumpkins have been shoved into every space they can fit into. How did they become ubiquitous? The history of pumpkins provides clues.
The United States Of Accents: Announcer Voice And Other Radio Accents

The United States Of Accents: Announcer Voice And Other Radio Accents

Do radio announcers have a specific accent? You bet they do, and it hasn’t always been the same. Here’s a history of radio voices from the 1920s to today.
The United States Of Accents: Native American English

The United States Of Accents: Native American English

In this edition of United States of Accents, we talk about Native American English, or the Reservation Accent, and where it might have come from.