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30 Hilarious Comics That Illustrate The Differences Between Cultures and Languages.

Cultural and linguistic diversity is very interesting. The melting-pot of different cultures and languages in the world defines the genius ways that humans came up with to express their thoughts and identities. These differences become staggering when one travels to different places. You get to understand that the way you live is not the only …

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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 …

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41 Fascinating words from other languages we should definitely import to English.

No language has all of the words, and English is no exception. While you can express the complex feeling of “insecurity, fear, concern, and envy over relative lack of possessions, status or something of great personal value, particularly in reference to a comparator, a rival, or a competitor.” with one word (i.e. jealousy), some other …

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20 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From One Another.

One of the things that make the United States special is its diverse and varied linguistic background. You might think people speak the same English you and I know, but that’s not actually the case. The number of different accents spoken in the US and the degree of lexical variation are just fascinating. Language variation …

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