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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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It’s hysterical when people incorrectly assume the origins of words. What’s even more hysterical is when the made-up origins align with people’s wrong assumptions. Sometimes people manipulate words and make adjustments to them so they fit their assumptions. Wait until you read about the etymology of words such as person, man, woman, which some people …

Feminist Accuses English Language Of Being Sexist, Gets Brilliantly Schooled By Linguist  Read More »

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Most often than not, we feel the urge to make our language as blunt as possible so it falls just the way we want it on the ears of the person we are addressing. We want our message not just to be undersatood, but also carries all the emotions of the given context without the …

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We always strive to make our emails sound polite and respectable. Putting together a well-written and polite-sounding email is a skill and an art recquired in today’s workplace. Knowing how to use polite email terms to sugercoat your underlying frustration is a whole different set of skills. So, if you have missed a deadline or …

30 Translations From Blunt Insults And Angry Emails Into Professional Language, Shared By This TikToker. Read More »

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This map shows the most recurring word on each country’s English wikipedia page. The results are very interesting to say the least. The map was posted on Reddit and was created by Reddit user Amiantedeluxe. Please not that the map excludes linking words such as ‘the’, ‘country’, ‘government’ and demonyms. (Full resultion picture below) The USA’s most …

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This map shows the most recurring word on each country’s English wikipedia page. The results are very interesting to say the least. The map was posted on Reddit and was created by Reddit user Amiantedeluxe. Please not that the map excludes linking words such as ‘the’, ‘country’, ‘government’ and demonyms. (Full resultion picture below) The USA’s most …

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School might not be a good place to be if you’re still a student but ask anybody that’s getting older and they tell you how nostalgic they feel about schoold and the good old memories when the only thing they worried about were homework and getting to class on time. One particultaly nostalgic thing everyone …

 The Funniest And Most Creative Signs Teachers Put Up In Schools.  Read More »

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While you can use some swear words without causing much of a fuss, the use of others can make you come off as offensive and downright rude. Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, ranked all British swear words from mild to strongest based on how offensive speakers perceived them. They interviewed more than 200 people across the …

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While you can use some swear words without causing much of a fuss, the use of others can make you come off as offensive and downright rude. Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, ranked all British swear words from mild to strongest based on how offensive speakers perceived them. They interviewed more than 200 people across the …

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The number one thing you realize when you travel to diffent places is that people do things differently in diffrent places. You also realize the there is more than one way to live life. This means that sometimes your way of life or how you do things back in your homeland, might not always be …

Unwritten Rules From These Countries That Foreigners Might Not Know About. Read More »

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1. Cuba In Cuba it often looks like there’s no line, but there is. It’s called “el ultimo”. When you arrive somewhere you ask “el ultimo?” and whoever is last in line raises their hand. You are now “el ultimo” and you just know who is in front of you. In the meantime you can …

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