Tag Archives: interest-languages

  1. Accent Marks: Do We Really Need Them?

    Fancy? Fundamental? Or just plain frustrating to deal with? Accent marks draw a mixed reaction from people.  So, do we really need them? Let’s take a look.  What is an accent mark, anyway? Accent marks are diacritic marks, which are added to a letter or character to set them apart from others and “give it a particular phonetic value, to indicate stress, etc.” That makes sense, …

  2. South African English Words We Don’t Have In The US

  3. What Are The Most Fun-to-say Words In Different Languages?

    We asked this woman, who speaks six languages, what the most fun-to-say words are. Do you know any of the words she chose?
  4. What Exactly Is Pig Latin?

    What language do these words come from: ouch-cay, appy-hay, and ender-tay? If you guessed Pig Latin, you’re correct. What is Pig Latin? Pig Latin is not actually a language but a language game that children (and some adults) use to speak “in code.” Pig Latin words are formed by altering words in English. Here’s how it works: First, pick any English word. We’ll use dictionary. …