QUIZ: How Many Foreign Words Do You Know?
This quiz has 15 questions about 15 words and phrases in foreign languages you need to identify.
14 Uniquely Canadian Words and Phrases You Should Know
There are some Canadian words no American would understand. If you’re planning on visiting Canada, it’s quite useful to learn these 14 words and phrases.
14 Obsolete English Terms We Wish Were Brought Back!
Over the centuries, so many eloquent and useful English words fell out of use. We wish these 14 clever (but sadly obsolete) terms were used more often.
How Did European Countries Get Their Names?
Did you know that the word Spain, the name of the country, is translated from Phoenician as "the land of rabbits?"
Knowing These Latin Shortenings Is Super Useful Even Today
Knowing a little bit of Latin can be quite useful to all the English speakers out there, and these 7 short phrases we see all the time are proof of exactly that!
5 of the Weirdest Languages On the Planet
Of the seven thousand languages that exist on our planet, these 5 are some of the most unique and outstanding!
Let’s Learn About 7 of the Longest Words!
Did you know that the longest word to appear in literature clocks at a staggering 183 letters? Find out about more such longest words.
Explained: The Fascinating Origins of Human Language
Have you ever wondered how did human language come into existence? Find out the origins of language in this video.
The Extraordinary Origins of 10 Common English Words
In this article, we uncover the extraordinary etymology of 10 common English words, including ‘daisy’, ‘eavesdropper’, and ‘vaccine’.
Who Knew Norwegian Was Such a HILARIOUS Language?
What's a lard ring or an eye stabber? Well, isn't it obvious - it's Norwegian for a doughnut and dragonfly respectively. Who knew this language was so much fun?!
Amazing - Woman Switches Between 21 American Accents!
Amy Walker is an accent coach, and in this amazing video, she showcases the variety of American regional accents by performing 21 of them herself in 6 minutes!
Were You Aware of These English Language Mistakes?
Learn how to avoid some common English language mistakes by understanding some little-known truths.
Translation Fails Are Even Funnier When They’re Tattooed!
These tattoos didn't go as planned, and the results are 14 absolutely hilarious translation and spelling fails on their skin forever!
15 Side-Splitting Spelling and Translation Fails
These are some of the funniest translation and spelling fails people have had the luck to encounter and share with others online!
10 English Words That Come From Native American Languages
Some seemingly ordinary English words, such as barbecue, raccoon, and even squash, actually come from Native American languages and it's fascinating!
Astounding! The Sound of 14 Ancient Languages of the World
Today, the languages of these mighty kingdoms are dead, but linguists reconstructed how they once sounded. Here is a reproduction of 14 such languages
10 Difficult Words in English Everyone Should Know
English has many difficult words with meanings that are nearly impossible to guess, which makes them super tough to remember. Here are 10 such words
15 Latin Phrases We Use to This Day Without Even Realizing
As an English, speaker you likely know more Latin than you ever thought you did. Just look at these 15 Latin phrases and see if you know what they mean...
12 Misnomers That Have Been Fooling Us All Our Lives
The true stories behind 12 popular misleading misnomers are explained here.
These Ridiculous Translations Fails Will Make You Giggle!
Here's a fresh dose of hilarious translation fails from different countries and languages!
15 Proverbs That Translate Hilariously into English!
Here are 15 phrases and idioms that don’t translate that well into English because they sound absolutely bizarre, mind-boggling, and hilarious!
Learn How These 10 Body Parts Got Their Names
Learn about the curious and interesting origin stories of the names of several common body parts.
4 Mind-Blowing Facts About the English Language
Here are 4 incredibly interesting facts about English in the context of other languages
Don’t Say These Words Abroad, You Might Be Misunderstood
These 15 words are all similar to English ones, but they mean something completely different in other languages
Language Quiz: Where Did These English Words Come From?
Do you know where the English words you use actually come from? This test is going to ask you to identify the root languages of common English words.