Mind Blowing Curiosities about Languages of the World

There are many interesting facts about languages.Here you can find the most interesting curiosities about languages of the world.

“It’s Raining Husbands” and Other Idioms Translated into Different Languages

By Lingholic / August 10, 2015 / 13 Comments

The following post is from Paul, an English teacher who lives in Argentina. Paul writes on behalf of Language Trainers, a language teaching service which offers foreign-language level tests as well as other free language-learning resources on their website. Check out their Facebook page or send an email to paul@languagetrainers.com […]

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8 Signs You’re a Language Learning Addict

By Lingholic / March 10, 2015 / 21 Comments

1. You often forget the number of languages you’ve learned That is, you literally have to pause and think when people ask you how many languages you’ve studied. 2. People mistake you for a spy Not because you wear a CIA badge, but because of the suspiciously high number of […]

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Ten Things Non-Language Learners Will Never Understand

By Lingholic / January 12, 2015 / 9 Comments

1. The urge to buy just about every language learning textbook you can get your hands on …even before you started learning your new language. 2. Listening to your foreign radio/podcast/music at just about any time of the day Shopping, taking the bus, washing the dishes, going for a #2… There […]

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7 English Words that Wouldn’t Survive Time Travel

By Lingholic / November 17, 2014 / 4 Comments

The language is perpetually in flux: it is a living stream, shifting, changing, receiving new strength from a thousand tributaries, losing old forms in the backwaters of time. —E.B. White, The Elements of Style Languages are living things that constantly change and grow. New words are being created or imported from […]

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15 Untranslatable Words You Wish Existed in English

By Lingholic / October 27, 2014 / 22 Comments

To unlock a society, look at its untranslatable words. –Salman Rushdie Today Lingholic introduces you to 15 untranslatable words that would really come in handy in the English dictionary. Now, I’m sure a few people will look at this post’s title, then read through it, and then ask themselves, “Wait a minute, […]

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