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7 travel tips you need if you’re traveling to Liverpool

Are you traveling to Liverpool? Check out these great city travel tips before you get to town!

Liverpool might be famous as being home to The Beatles, but there is so much more to it beyond that! Join us; let’s see what this beautiful maritime city, where the River Mersey meets the Irish Sea, has to offer!   The Beatles   Okay, yes, so if you’re visiting Liverpool you could do worse(…)

Do you know how is Hanukkah celebrated abroad?

Do you know how is Hanukkah celebrated around the world? Click here to find out!

Happy Hanukkah!   Hanukkah 2018 may be drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look at some of the places around the world that have celebrated Hanukkah — in ways we possibly didn’t expect! Come with us as we take a look!   Australia   Since it is summer in the Southern(…)

Deleted Words from the Dictionary in 2018

Every year there is a group of us who bemoan the new words that enter our dictionaries. There is always someone wailing about the desecration of the sanctity of the English language with phonology that doesn’t sit right on our tongues. So for those few complainers, here is a treat that is sure to cheer(…)

Cultural Commentary: ‘Calcio’ and the Language of Italian Football

For those of us who love football, there is no irony in the phrase the beautiful game. It is an art form, a grass-pitched battle. For those who possibly love it a little too much, it is a flawless, romantic dance. The rest of us will look on such descriptions with anything from disdain to(…)

How to Lose a Language in 10 Days

Alright, so we’ve all lost things. We sometimes lose our keys. Occasionally we lose our heads. Kate Hudson taught us how to lose a guy (hence the title). Heck, even Elizabeth Bishop wrote a whole poem about it (“One Art”). But what about a language; how can you lose a language? Boy are you in for a treat.(…)