Do The Inuit People Really Have 50 Words For Snow?
It’s a seemingly simple claim with a complicated history.
Talkin’ ‘Bout The Generations: Millennial Language
Millennials are now middle-aged. What does that mean for the way they speak?
Linguistic Thanksgiving: The Stories Behind Your Favorite Holiday Foods
Rather than discuss politics around the table this year, make your feast a linguistic Thanksgiving with these word facts about your meal!
What Is Ladino, And Where Is It Spoken?
The language is undergoing a revival, but where exactly did it come from in the first place?
9 Easiest Languages For English Speakers To Learn
Can’t decide which new language to take up? Give yourself a break by learning one of these languages that are easy for English speakers to master.
Tour De Paris: A Linguistic Guide To The French Capital
From Russian novels to Turkish hairdressers, Paris thinks big when it comes to cultures from around the world.
Talkin’ ‘Bout The Generations: Gen Z Language
Zoomers speak the same language as the rest of us. Don’t they?
Jargon Watch: Lawyer Speak And The Language Of Law
Should you ever find yourself in a courtroom, these words and phrases might be useful.
The Science of Curse Words: Why The &@$! Do We Swear?
What makes a word a swear word? Why do we swear? What happens in your brain when you drop an F-bomb? Straight from Brooklyn, New York: the science of swearing.
German Dialects: The Swabian Dialect
Swabian German is one of the best-known dialects of the language, and it’s also one of the most complicated.