1. 29 adorable slang terms for sex (from the last 600 years)

    When it comes to the ol’ houghmagandy, a little mystery goes a long way


  2. 11 classy insults with classical Greek and Latin roots

    Next time you punk a ructabunde, don’t be so excerebrose


  3. 7 language habits that reveal your age

    Do you use “they” in a singular form? You are probably not a member of the Greatest Generation.


  4. 5 words that are badly broken

    Some words are born from strange splits that were never meant to happen


  5. "GOOOOOOOOOOOAL!" is but one possibility

  6. Germans have a really hard time saying ‘squirrel’

    Watch this video and see for yourself




  9. The Russian version of “Let it Be” is…uh…different

    Everything’s happened before in the world

    People are always the same

    That’s how it was, it is, and always will be

    4 crazy, early foreign language versions of Beatles songs



  11. You’d think a Sauvignon Blanc characterized as smelling like cat pee would be awful. You’d be wrong.

    17 disgusting descriptions for delicious wines


  12. Sakte-TV

    The Language Council in Norway chose sakte-tv (slow-TV), reflecting the popularity of shows like “National Wood Fire Night,” a four-hour discussion of firewood followed by an eight-hour broadcast of a crackling fire. Some of the good competitors were rekkeviddeangst (range anxiety) — the fear that the battery of your electric car will run out before you can get to a charging station — and revelyd (fox sound) because, of course, Ylvis.

    13 words of the year from other countries


  13. Niblings.

    A new term for your nieces and nephews. Use of this term seems to be growing among aunts and uncles who want an easy way to refer to their little bundles of sibling-provided joy in a collective or gender-neutral way.

    11 little-known words for specific family members