It is likely that at some point in your life, you have heard or even started a conversation about what animals sound like in different languages.
Emojis, special characters that originated in Japan, have boomed in popularity recently: could they succeed where Esperanto failed?
Why do we have silent letters? Is there a better alternative? Take “colour” and “color”; why has the “u” been dropped in one word and not the other?
Yesterday we brought you celebrating goals in every language. Today, as part of our World Cup promotion series, we look at the dramatic ways fans and players react to defeat. Words are substituted with actions when a team loses: emotions run wild and tears take center stage.