27 Examples That Show Americans Will Measure With Anything But The Metric System.

We’ve shared a lot of laughs before about the uniqueness of The United States, like these phases that will hear non but Americans say. Probably the most distinctive feature that sets apart America from the rest of the world is its measurement system, aka The Imperial System. While it’s an okay system to us, it proves inefficient compared to the metric system, which you will never see Americans use. Ironically they would use the first thing that comes to their minds as a measurement (e.g. washing machine, hamburger, etc). You don’t believe this? Here are 27 real life examples that will blow your mind. Kindly let us know what you think in a comment.

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24 Of The Most Hilarious Tattoo Typos Ever.

A tattoo is such a very hard commitment to make. It’s something that’s gonna be burned in your skins for the rest of your life. That’s why you’ve got to be extra careful what you put there. Tattoos that involve words are the trickiest. Imagine a tattoo artist who’s not that versed in English grammar and spelling, what kind of results would you expect? Well, we will let find out with tattoo fails below.

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31 Hilariously Bad Chinese Translation Fails.

The linguistic differences and gaps between Chinese and English are so far apart that translating from one to the other can be extremely tricky. This is also why English natives find it so difficult to learn Mandarin, and the same is also true for Chinese natives. We know for a fact that translation is such a subtle skill that few people excel at. You have to have strong linguistic skills about at least two languages to be able to translate efficiently.

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40 Clever Signs That Are Hilarious.

It takes a lot of thought to get people’s attention to read a sign. You have to be clever with words to put up a sign that people will actually read and get involved with. We have already collected a bunch of signs before, not for their cleverness, but for their clumsiness. You might want to check these sign fails here.

This time around, we have a new batch of clever and witty signs that will make you giggle, hopefully. Browse through them and let us know what you think.

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30 Untranslatable Words From Other Languages (Illustrated).

We know for a fact that language and culture are intricately intertwined that one influences the other in tremendous, and sometimes amazing, ways. It is this intertwining that makes translations from one language to another extremely difficult. You can only translate words and concepts that exist in both cultures. Cultural subtleties that are not shared by other cultures will often get lost in translation.

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40 Arabic Words Transformed into Illustrations of Their Literal Meanings.

Although it can be tough to learn and understand, the alphabet of the Arabic language is quite a sight to look at and a great source of fascination for those interested in languages. Fun fact, the Arabic alphabet doesn’t have any short vowel letters. Instead, it has what is called “harakat”_features_ that are placed on top, sometimes at the bottom, of consonants to indicate what vowel sound should follow. 

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30 Jokes That Only Grammar Nerds Will Understand And Appreciate.

Commas, tense, and proper grammar and punctuation might not be something that most people enjoy or pay attention to. But to us, language fanatics, they’re what gives meaning to our lives. After all, commas are what saves lives in a sentence like “Let’s eat grandma”. And grammar is the difference between “knowing your shit” and “knowing you’re shit.”

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26 Jokes About Unrequited Love Featuring Witty Puns Shared For A Viral Twitter Trend.

Twitter is home to amazing tends that go viral from time to time. One such trend is when people started renaming everyday objects and they sounded way more accurate than the real ones. This is possible when you give a huge community the chance to share their creative ideas, and that’s what Twitter excels at.

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Guy In Colorado Is Putting The Funniest Signs, And The Puns Are Hilarious.

Whether they make you laugh or cringe, puns are real and should not be underappreciated, especially to people like us who find great joy in words and wordplay. We have published serval articles about puns before and we know first hand that people love them and appreciate them and that’s why we will keep coming with more creative puns to keep the fun going.

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21 Phrases Americans Say That Make Zero Sense To Non-Americans.

You may have noticed that people in America do things radically differently. I don’t know if that’s a tendency or that Americans try so hard to distinguish themselves from the rest of the word. I mean why would you choose Fahrenheit over the much more elegant Celsius, mile over kilometer (and don’t get me started on how kilometer is pronounced over there), pound (which is abbreviated by the way as lb) over kilogram, etc. 

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