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All In The Language Family: Amerindian Languages

All In The Language Family: Amerindian Languages

To start, the indigenous languages of the Americas are not technically part of one big ‘family.’
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?
7 US Athletes Who Speak Another Language

7 US Athletes Who Speak Another Language

Get inspired by the legends of the sports world who speak more than one language!
What Is Mardi Gras, And How Is It Celebrated?

What Is Mardi Gras, And How Is It Celebrated?

It turns out there’s a lot more to Mardi Gras and Carnival than what happens in New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro.
11 US Presidents Who Spoke Another Language

11 US Presidents Who Spoke Another Language

In celebration of Presidents Day, here’s your comprehensive list of American presidents who could speak other languages.
A Brief History Of The Academy Award For Best International Feature Film

A Brief History Of The Academy Award For Best International Feature Film

For Your Consideration: A look at the weird history of the Best International Film category at the Oscars.
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?
11 Wacky Holiday Traditions Around The World

11 Wacky Holiday Traditions Around The World

From caroling with a horse skull to enjoying Christmas Eve at KFC, these holiday customs give the old man in the chimney a run for his money.
The 12 Days Of Cookiemas: Holiday Pastries From Around The World

The 12 Days Of Cookiemas: Holiday Pastries From Around The World

If you’re in danger of running out of cookie recipes to try this holiday season, here’s a list of 12 delicious cookies from other countries.
What Language Was Spoken At The First Thanksgiving?

What Language Was Spoken At The First Thanksgiving?

You probably know the story of the First Thanksgiving, but do you know the indigenous language behind it?
Here Are The Best And Worst States For Language Education

Here Are The Best And Worst States For Language Education

The percentage of K-12 students enrolled in foreign language classes differs vastly depending on which state you live in. Find out how your state stacks up.
Which European Countries Are The Best At Language Learning?

Which European Countries Are The Best At Language Learning?

We look at statistics for when European countries start teaching languages.