Tagged With Language

9 common words and phrases you could be using wrong without realising it


uTalk makes it easy to learn a new language on the go


I'm a tournament Scrabble player — here's my best easy tip to improve your score by 50 points



27 incredibly common spelling mistakes that make you look less intelligent


18 annoying buzzwords you need to stop using at work


Some Americans say 'firefly' while others say 'lightning bug,' and a series of maps highlights an interesting theory why



10 words you didn’t know were officially part of the dictionary


'Sorry to Bother You' is right — minorities are judged by the sound of their voice, and there's science to prove it


11 words you probably didn't know were acronyms


9 grammar rules you're probably breaking without realising it


The scientific reason we hear a sentence like a song when it's repeated over and over


The 3 most common languages in every New York City neighbourhood



I've been to 25 countries and I can tell you there are only 11 phrases you need to get by anywhere


New Orleans, Louisville, and 12 more places in the US visitors have no idea how to say


The most annoying things about the English language, from people who are learning it


We can thank FDR for the word 'iffy' and Trump for 'fake news' — here are 11 words US presidents brought into everyday English



Become bilingual with a year of Rosetta Stone


Taser, Xerox, Popsicle, and 31 more brands-turned-household names


Why 'moist' is one of the most hated words in the English language


9 common words you probably didn't know came from movies