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9 slang words teens and Gen Zers are using in 2020 — and their boomer equivalents

Before Gen Zers were talking about "fire fits," boomers were complimenting people's "groovy threads."
I still enjoy a cups of tea back in New York.

I spent a year living in the UK and these are the British slang words I’ve permanently added to my vocabulary

I moved back from London last month and there are a few key slang words that I just can't seem to get out of my head.
Reading will help you spell better.

11 reasons the English language is impossible to learn

The English language has a lot of weird spelling, grammar, and pronunciation rules. Here are 11 of its anomalies that make it difficult to learn.

This map shows the most commonly spoken language in every US state, excluding English and Spanish

According to Business Insider tabulations of individual-level census data, German, French, and Vietnamese are commonly spoken in several states.
These are the terms and slang words Gen Z-ers can't stop using.

21 slang words teens and Gen Zers are using in 2020, and what they mean

If you've ever found yourself wondering what the true meanings of "periodt," "snatched," and "big yikes" are — then this is for you.

My partner and I come from different cultures — here are the main barriers we face

Author Sarah Wells, a Vermont native, details the “moments of cultural confusion” that have arisen in her relationship with a partner who grew up in Southern China.
Italki's language-learning platform includes teacher-led video lessons and user discussion forums.

I signed up for an Italki account to see why it’s a leading platform for online language learning — here’s how it works

Italki is an online language learning platform that uses a different strategy than apps that just use gamification to teach languages to its users.
Expand your vocabulary.

21 synonyms that will make you sound smarter

Don't be pusillanimous — use one of these words the next time you want to sound smart.
The first wave of runners make their way across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge during the start of the New York City Marathon.

These maps show the most commonly spoken language in every NYC neighborhood, excluding English and Spanish

New York City draws people from around the world. Using census data, we found the three most commonly spoken languages in each neighborhood.
If "the cat's out of the bag," you've revealed a secret.

25 phrases Americans say that leave foreigners completely stumped

American idioms can be colorful, and confusing to visitors from abroad. These American phrases leave some people completely stumped.