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The Language Nerds is a place that was furnished to the best comfort of language enthusiasts. We strive to keep people with a passion for language entertained and informed. We strive as much to bring together people from different parts of the world and from different walks of life so they can share their language knowledge with the rest of the community. 
We at The Language Nerds, or the Nerds for short, are people who are passionate about topics in linguistics and language teaching. 

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A tattoo is such a very hard commitment to make. It’s something that’s gonna be burned in your skins for the rest of your life. That’s why you’ve got to be extra careful what you put there. Tattoos that involve words are the trickiest. Imagine a tattoo artist who’s not that versed in English grammar … Continue reading "24 Of The Most Hilarious Tattoo Typos Ever."

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A tattoo is such a very hard commitment to make. It’s something that’s gonna be burned in your skins for the rest of your life. That’s why you’ve got to be extra careful what you put there. Tattoos that involve words are the trickiest. Imagine a tattoo artist who’s not that versed in English grammar … Continue reading "The 24 Of The Most Hilarious Tattoo Typos Ever."

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The linguistic differences and gaps between Chinese and English are so far apart that translating from one to the other can be extremely tricky. This is also why English natives find it so difficult to learn Mandarin, and the same is also true for Chinese natives. We know for a fact that translation is such … Continue reading "31 Hilariously Bad Chinese Translation Fails."

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It takes a lot of thought to get people’s attention to read a sign. You have to be clever with words to put up a sign that people will actually read and get involved with. We have already collected a bunch of signs before, not for their cleverness, but for their clumsiness. You might want … Continue reading "40 Clever Signs That Are Hilarious."

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We know for a fact that language and culture are intricately intertwined that one influences the other in tremendous, and sometimes amazing, ways. It is this intertwining that makes translations from one language to another extremely difficult. You can only translate words and concepts that exist in both cultures. Cultural subtleties that are not shared … Continue reading "30 Untranslatable Words From Other Languages (Illustrated)."

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Commas, tense, and proper grammar and punctuation might not be something that most people enjoy or pay attention to. But to us, language fanatics, they’re what gives meaning to our lives. After all, commas are what saves lives in a sentence like “Let’s eat grandma”. And grammar is the difference between “knowing your shit” and … Continue reading "30 Jokes That Only Grammar Nerds Will Understand And Appreciate."

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Twitter is home to amazing tends that go viral from time to time. One such trend is when people started renaming everyday objects and they sounded way more accurate than the real ones. This is possible when you give a huge community the chance to share their creative ideas, and that’s what Twitter excels at. … Continue reading "26 Jokes About Unrequited Love Featuring Witty Puns Shared For A Viral Twitter Trend."

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Whether they make you laugh or cringe, puns are real and should not be underappreciated, especially to people like us who find great joy in words and wordplay. We have published serval articles about puns before and we know first hand that people love them and appreciated them and that’s why we will keep coming … Continue reading "Guy In Colorado Is Putting The Funniest Signs, And The Puns Are Hilarious."

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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 … Continue reading "21 Phrases Americans Say That Make Zero Sense To Non-Americans."

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