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.
Odd One Out - The Reason French Pronunciation Is So Unique
Italian, Spanish, and French all evolved from Latin. If all of these languages have the same root, why does French pronunciation sounds so different?
These Bygone Terms for ‘Happy’ Need to Be Brought Back
There were some really cool ways to describe happiness back in the day.
Constellations: Ancient Stories Hidden in the Night Sky
Have you ever wondered how constellations got their names? These stories from Ancient Greece reveal the mythology behind 8 prominent constellations in the sky.
15 Essential Legal Terms That Sound Confusing to People
If you want to understand legal representatives better and simply enjoy your favorite legal TV show to the fullest, learn these 15 legal words and phrases.
Fascinating - the Evolution of the Alphabet
Have you wondered how the letters we now identify with English came to be? Where did they come from?
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!
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...
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.
Expressions From the Supreme Poet of the Divine Comedy
This author of one of the greatest works of literature, the Divine Comedy, was a poet of many words of wisdom and soulfulness
Language Quiz: Where Did These English Words Come From?
The Surprising Link Between English and Sanskrit
Sanskrit is an ancient Indian language, but most people don't know that this archaic language and English have a common ancestor
What Did Latin Actually Sound Like?
This video will try to make us understand what real Latin speakers sounded like.
These Latin Phrases Will Make You Sound Like a Genius
Make yourself look wiser and more romantic by using these ten Latin phrases on a daily basis.
This is Both a Beautiful Song and a Cultural Icon
The Cielito is far more than just a song - it's actually a cultural icon that's synonymous with Mexico and its performers. Listen to this beautiful song now.
Ecuador Is Home to Two of the World's Most Ornate Churches
The capital city of Ecuador, Quito, is home to two of the most ornately decorated churches in the world. Take a look at their spectacular interiors here.
This Choir's Rendition of Ave Maria Melted My Heart
Talent shows are not all about finding the next Britney and Whitney, they also showcase some amazing, music. Here, a girl's choir perform a heavenly Ave Maria.
I Never Knew the Origin of These Common Words!
These regular words have very exotic origins.
The Girl From Ipanema - Beautiful!
Caetano Veloso and Roberto Carlos are both well known legends in the latin music world. This is a rare performance of a duet as they sing a beautiful version of 'The Girl From Ipanema'.