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  • 25 Literal Translations Of Chinese Words To Make You Chuckle

    25 Literal Translations Of Chinese Words To Make You Chuckle

    Many words or concepts in Chinese are built up from other simpler concepts. For example, the word “computer” in Chinese is basically the words “electric” and “brain.” Well, technically each of those words has a corresponding symbol. Therefore, the word “computer” would be those two symbols next to each other. Congratulations! You now speak Chinese! […] More

  • 25 Words That English Speakers Often Confuse

    25 Words That English Speakers Often Confuse

    English is a notoriously hard language. The spelling is completely crazy and unpredictable. But wait, English is such an easy language. You barely conjugate verbs and you don’t have to decline anything. What!? So is it hard? Is it easy? By and large English is a relatively easy language to pick up quickly and use […] More

  • 25 Funny Australian Slang Phrases From The Land Down Under

    The Land Down Under is an interesting place. Not only is it a pretty good distance from any other continent or landmass, but it is also different in other ways. It’s climate, flora, and fauna, all reflect a very unique world that has developed its own traditions and cultures. Don’t get us wrong, though. Australia […] More

  • 25 Funny Words You Won't Believe Are Actually In The Dictionary

    25 Funny Words You Won’t Believe Are Actually In The Dictionary

    They say that to be reasonably fluent in a language you only need to know about 2,000 words. In fact, those 2000 words will account for about 80% of everything you could ever hope to say. About 5,000 words constitute the active vocabulary of native speakers without a higher education and those with a higher […] More

  • 25 English Words That Hilariously Mean Something Else In Other Languages

    25 English Words That Hilariously Mean Something Else In Other Languages

    English is a funny language, we all know that. But today it has become the lingua franca of the world. That is certainly a good thing. As an English speaker you can comfortably travel almost anywhere in the world. Even if you are visiting remote tribes, most translators are capable of at least some level […] More

  • 25 Worst Spelling Mistakes On Social Media

    25 Worst Spelling Mistakes On Social Media

    You don’t have to be a grammar nazi to notice spelling errors. We’re not talking about the standard “their, they’re, there” slip ups, but the big messy ones. Of course, those little ones are important too. You probably won’t get a job or reach very far in life if you can’t at least spell words […] More

  • 25 Confusing Word Pairs That Seem To Be Similar But Aren't

    25 Confusing Word Pairs That Seem To Be Similar But Aren’t

    English is not an easy language. We’ve done several lists already that show just how hard it can be for beginners. Aside from all of the strange spellings and funky pronunciations, it also has a lot of words that sound very similar to one another. From homonyms (words that sound alike but have different meanings) […] More

  • 25 Contronyms That Are Their Own Opposites

    25 Contronyms That Are Their Own Opposites

    Usually when you think of opposites you think of two separate words. Hot and cold, fast and slow, black and white, up and down. But what about when the same word is its own opposite? Is your mind blown? Well it should be. But the craziest thing is that these unique words are not even […] More

  • 25 Words You Are Probably Saying Wrong

    25 Words You Are Probably Saying Wrong

    Whether it is a strange spelling or just something that is hard to pronounce, English is full of pitfalls, even for native speakers. These are 25 words you are probably saying wrong. More

  • 25 Words That You Should Not Use On Your Resume

    25 Words That You Should Not Use On Your Resume

    If you are applying for a job you want your resume to stand out, and step one is to avoid using the buzz words that everybody else is using. They’re boring and writing that you are creative actually shows a lack of creativity. Rather than using meaningless phrases, link your skills to results that show you are competent. These […] More

  • 25 Words With Different Meanings For The U.K. And The U.S.

    25 Words With Different Meanings For The U.K. And The U.S.

    From coaches to torches, if you’ve ever crossed the pond/ocean the differences in English were probably one of the first things you noticed (apart from driving on opposite sides of the road!). These are 25 Words With Different Meanings For The U.K. And The U.S. More

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