The Language Nerds

Feminist Accuses English Language Of Being Sexist, Gets Brilliantly Schooled By Linguist 

It’s hysterical when people incorrectly assume the origins of words. What’s even more hysterical is when the made-up origins align with people’s wrong assumptions. Sometimes people manipulate words and make adjustments to them so they fit their assumptions. Wait until you read about the etymology of words such as person, man, woman, which some people …

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These Are The Words That Appear The Most On Every Country’s Wikipedia Page.

This map shows the most recurring word on each country’s English wikipedia page. The results are very interesting to say the least. The map was posted on Reddit and was created by Reddit user Amiantedeluxe. Please not that the map excludes linking words such as ‘the’, ‘country’, ‘government’ and demonyms. (Full resultion picture below)

People Hilariously Explain The True Meaning Of Country Flags, and You May Not Like The Results.

You might have heard so many stereotypes about your native country, language, or culture that are so naive or oversimplifed that you wish to correct to people. The fact that Italians eat a lot of pasta, that Germans lack humor, or Russians drink a lot, are not totally flase, but fixed and oversimplifed. We have …

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