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What Is The Oldest Word In The World?

What Is The Oldest Word In The World?

Which words were the first to be written and spoken? We dive into the history of ancient language and what remains to this day.
10 Insults From The Past That Deserve A Comeback: English for Time Travelers

10 Insults From The Past That Deserve A Comeback: English for Time Travelers

What rude words, insults and phrases might you hear on your trip through time? Here are some of our favorite and most interesting put-downs of yesteryear.
A Dictionary Of Beautiful, But Forgotten, Italian Words

A Dictionary Of Beautiful, But Forgotten, Italian Words

These “vintage” Italian words have fallen out of fashion, but we think it’s about time they made a comeback. Check out our favorites.
The 9 Best German Words You Don’t Know

The 9 Best German Words You Don’t Know

Jiminy Cricket! Balderdash! Humbug! Every language has its share of old-timey words and expressions, and German is no exception. Here we take a look at some of our very favorite vintage German words.