The Language Nerds

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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Typing was a lot of fun before autocorrect came along. People used to type stuff and they had nothing to help them spell words. But even with autocorrect in town, people still make spelling mistakes, and not just any spelling mistakes; mistakes that make you wonder how could anyone get that word wrong. Language is … Continue reading "37 People Who Used Incorrect But Similar-Sounding Words, And The Results Are Hilarious."

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It’s hard to make humor without language. You gotta be exceptionally talented to make people laugh let alone doing that without the use of words. There is a particular kind of humor that appeals to people like you and me, and that’s the one that involves language and wordplay, aka puns. Puns come in different … Continue reading "40 Times People Saw Hilarious Puns And Just Had To Share Them."

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When we use language we don’t often notice what some words mean if taken literally, but when you actually pause for a second and think about what some expressions literally mean, you’d be surprised how you didn’t notice that before. The words that we use every day are so full of joy and wonder and … Continue reading "20 Clever And Funny Illustrations Showing The Literal Meanings Of Idioms." Leer más

We have pretty clear ideas about the most popular language in each country but we might not be so knowledgeable about what other popular languages are spoken in a certain country. This might be very useful when traveling somewhere and you don’t speak the first language. You might speak their second popular language. The map … Continue reading "Map Shows Second Most Popular Language in Every Country"

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