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Pop vs. soda


We all know there are differences between American English and British English, but what about all the regional varieties in one country? BuzzFeed has written a handy article based on a dialect survey completed at Harvard University, so you can figure out whether you need to call your “tennis shoes” “sneakers” or vice versa almost(…)

Dothraki fun facts


Finding a real language tiresome? Need to take a break from your Russian lessons in Washington DC? Well if you are also a fan of Game of Thrones, you’re in luck as Mental Floss has a bunch of fun facts about the invented language Dothraki, used in the first two seasons of the show. Apparently(…)

Learning a language – don’t be put off!

One of the main things that puts people off learning a new language is that they think it will be difficult. It’s hard to become bilingual, isn’t it? And multilingual? Forget it! Multilingual people must be geniuses, right? Or at least smarter than me. That may not be the case. Learning a new language is(…)