Tag Archives: Holidays

15 Forgotten Christmas Words to Make Your Holiday Merry

Are we too late? Or perhaps right on time. Possibly… but it’s that time of year again. For all those language lovers out there, have a sit after all the gift unwrapping is said and done and take in a little Christmas linguistics fun. Here are some long and perhaps not-so-long forgotten words associated with(…)


6 Gift Ideas Perfect for Language Learners

Sometimes the holidays can be more a season of stress than festive cheer, especially if you’re agonising over what to get who (not to mention what to buy for that one friend who seems to already have everything). If you know someone who is learning a new language, or you are a language learner yourself,(…)


Christmas Trees and Other Decorations From Around the World

Oh, Christmas tree, oh, Christmas tree, how lovely are your branches… And of course. The traditional Christmas tree and decorations of one country are not necessarily recognisable in another. So perhaps it would be interesting to learn a little about the humble Christmas tree itself, and some of its adornments from around the world –(…)