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The Origins Of These Popular Expressions Will Blow Your Mind

The Origins Of These Popular Expressions Will Blow Your Mind

The English language is full of weird and wonderful phrases, sayings and expressions. Some old fashioned expressions have been floating around for so long that we pepper them into our everyday conversations without ever really thinking about what they mean – and if they ever had any negative connotations. Here…

Learn How to Swear in 15 Languages From Samuel L. Jackson

Learn How to Swear in 15 Languages From Samuel L. Jackson

It’s not unusual for celebrities to lend their voice and their talents to help get out the vote — especially in presidential election years. But this one is a little different, because it involves Samuel L. Jackson offering a masterclass in swearing in 15 different languages. If that’s not enough…

Expand Your Vocabulary With This Site of Untranslatable Words

Expand Your Vocabulary With This Site of Untranslatable Words

One of the best parts of learning a new language is discovering words that we don’t have in English. Many of them describe a specific feeling or mindset — like schadenfreude — that we’ve experienced, but have never had a word to capture it. Some of these words are so…