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9 reasons why English rules
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Go anywhere in the world and you’ll find someone who speaks English. But when and why did English be...

10 more fantastic facts about languages
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The wonderful world of language offers us endless opportunities for growth and communication and is ...

50 unbelievable facts about the world to make you seem cultured
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Have you ever sat around the table with friends or family, enjoying a perfectly acceptable lunch or ...

7 language facts that will blow your mind
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The future of how we’ll communicate is a source of heated debates – here’s our take if you’re curiou...

5 fun facts about Italians
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If you’re thinking about learning Italian or visiting Italy, there are some things you should defini...

Fun facts about the European Day of Languages
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In case you are looking for a reason to throw a little party, look no further and put on your party ...

13 strange and thrilling facts about Halloween
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Get your adrenaline pumping in a haunted house, carve pumpkins by the bonfire, and eat your yearly a...

10 weird and totally relatable words in 10 languages
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Part of the magic of learning a new language lies in discovering peculiar and unique new words. No m...

10 fun facts about languages
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There are an estimated 7,000 languages in the world, from Mandarin Chinese spoken by nearly a billio...

10 things we bet you didn’t know about New Zealand
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A hobbit wonderland, a bungee jumper’s paradise and the home of the haka dance danced by the rugby t...

10 fascinating facts about the world’s coolest cities that make for great conversation starters
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Think you know everything you need to about some of the world’s coolest cities? Think again! These e...

12 London tube stops with the weirdest names
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Officially known as the London Underground, but known by locals as the Tube (because of the shape of...