Tag Archives: interest-travel

  1. Have You Been Pronouncing These US Places Correctly?

    This woman took a road trip across the US and found out she was pronouncing a lot of state and city names ... wrong. Have you been pronouncing them incorrectly too?
  2. 8 Portuguese Terms We Wish Existed in English

    Sometimes we’re at a loss for words, not because we’re speechless, but because no English term lends itself to the situation (or snack) at hand. At those times, we turn to other languages, celebrating them for the concepts we wish we could express so easily in English. Here are some of our favorite words from the Portuguese language. saudade This untranslatable Portuguese term refers to …

  3. Creepy Creatures From Around The World

  4. These Hand Gestures Have Very Different Meanings In Other Cultures

    Hand gestures, of course, can have very different meanings abroad. With the OK sign, maybe you meant to communicate "I am loving this spaghetti," but the waiter saw :"You're an a**hole."
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    Righto, It’s British Slang, Mate!

    The British and the Americans: two people, as it's said, separated by a common language. Here's a list of some slang terms from the United Kingdom.

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    French-Inspired Slang That Makes English Sound Très Chic

    We've gathered some French-inspired expressions and slang words that will have you saying ooh-la-la because everyone wants to speak a foreign language, right? Especially one that sounds so enticing.

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    You’re Probably Already Speaking This Jamaican Slang

    We've rounded up some of our favorite examples of Jamaican slang in the language. Yuh ready?

  8. Don’t Get Mixed Up By These Differences In US, UK, And Australian English

  9. Take A Journey With These Quotes About Exploration And Travel

  10. English Expressions From India That We Should All Be Using

    English is a major lingua franca, but that doesn’t mean native speakers of other languages around the world don’t put their own spin on English. Generally, if English has been introduced into a community (through colonization, missionary work, what have you), that community will find completely unique ways to use and reinterpret it, to make it “local.”  India is a top contender for using English …