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How Geography Affects Language

How Geography Affects Language

From the mountains high to the valleys low, the way we speak has something to show.
What Is Leap Day, And How Is It Celebrated Globally?

What Is Leap Day, And How Is It Celebrated Globally?

Leap Day is good news for February lovers! (If any of you exist, that is.)
Love Songs In Other Languages To Serenade Your Partner With

Love Songs In Other Languages To Serenade Your Partner With

Our language experts created this optimized playlist that can help you woo anyone. Just kidding, please don’t try to do that.
What Language Is Spoken In Iran?

What Language Is Spoken In Iran?

Hint: ‘Farsi’ is just what Iranians call ‘Persian.’
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.
Decade In Review: Language Trends That Shaped The 2010s

Decade In Review: Language Trends That Shaped The 2010s

We explored the memes, movements and emoji that defined a decade.
What Do Alphabet Songs Around The World Sound Like?

What Do Alphabet Songs Around The World Sound Like?

You know your ABCs, but do you know your АБВs?
How To Talk About Transportation In Indonesian

How To Talk About Transportation In Indonesian

Whether you’re taking train, plane or automobile (or more likely, boat), you’ll need some Indonesian transportation vocab to get around the country.
5 Of The Most Memorable Ghost Stories Around The World

5 Of The Most Memorable Ghost Stories Around The World

Ghosts! The whole world is talking about them.
Where Do Superstitions Come From, And How Do They Spread?

Where Do Superstitions Come From, And How Do They Spread?

Language and superstition are entwined with each other like broken mirrors and bad luck.
7 Fascinating And Terrifying Creatures From Around The World

7 Fascinating And Terrifying Creatures From Around The World

Vengeful ghosts, cannibal monsters, forest nymphs and frog kings — every corner of this planet is home to fascinating and terrifying supernatural beings.
The Grim Reaper And Friends: How 5 Different Cultures Imagine Death

The Grim Reaper And Friends: How 5 Different Cultures Imagine Death

You’re probably familiar with the Grim Reaper, but do you know about the other symbols of death around the world?