Meet Jacques Bailly - the King of the Spelling Bee
Meet Jacques Bailly, the official pronouncer of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
TEST: Can We Guess What Part of the US You’re From?
Can we guess what part of the US you're from by your word choice and pronunciation?
7 US Place Names Every British Person Pronounces WRONG
There's one aspect of English that's even more infuriating and complex than spelling. That aspect is pronunciation, and this funny post will show you why.
4 Mind-Blowing Facts About the English Language
Here are 4 incredibly interesting facts about English in the context of other languages
You’d Be Shocked at How These Common Words Were Pronounced
English has changed so dramatically over the years, that texts from the medieval era are barely legible for modern English speakers. Why?
What Do Americans Sound Like? A Question with 50 Answers
There isn't one single American accent, but hundreds of them, from the heavy drawl of north Florida to the comical Minnesota accent.
QUIZ: What Region of the US Does Your English Best Match?
The Fascinating World of British Accents
There's a multitude of fascinating accents on the British Isles! Here are 20 of the most interesting ones.
Is It Soda or Pop? 12 Fun and Interesting Regional Words
How are these objects called? It depends on who you ask! Every part of the US has its own fun and fascinating set of regional words
English Vocab History: Few Can Pass This Vocabulary Quiz?
These 14 words have really strayed away from their original meaning, can you guess what words like 'girl' and 'clue' used to mean?
Language vs Dialect - How Are They Different?
You've surely heard about the term "dialect" before. But have you ever considered how a language and a dialect differ?
Can You Distinguish Between British & US English?
A lot of people find it hard to distinguish between American English and British English when reading and writing. Are you one of them?
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?
Choose a Word, and I’ll Tell You Where You’re From
Let’s do a quick test: in your mind, count the number of syllables in the word ‘caramel’, and let us reveal where you’re from. Click here to find the answer.
How Come Humans are The Only Species To Have Language?
Language allows us to express an unlimited number of things, and humans are the only species capable of it. How did all came to be?
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!
Is This Really How These Famous People Talked?
Mimicking an accent can be difficult. Watch this expert analyze 17 actors who played real-life characters. Did they nail it or not?
Watch 50 Americans Speak In Their States’ Accents
Watch these 50 people from different state speak in their own regional dialects and you'll hear all the diversity of speech in the US right away
QUIZ: Can You Guess What These Words Used to Mean?
Spelling Quiz: Which Are American & Which Are British?
Can Your English Vocabulary Reveal Where You Are From?
This English test attempts to guess if your accent is closer to British, American, Canadian or Australian, will we be able to guess yours?
Language Test: Can You Spell These 22 US Cities Correctly?
If you love the USA, then you're bound to be able to spell its most popular cities correctly, right? Take this quiz and find out for yourself!
Learn All About the History of the English Language
Ever wondered where the English language came from and how it evolved over time? If so, then this is the perfect video for you!
There's a Word We Need to Stop Using...
This video shows how much better our language becomes when we stop using one simple word.
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.