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The Longest Word in English

The longest word in the English language is ‘pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis’. It has 45 letters and it is a type of lung disease caused by inhaling ash and sand dust. According to Wikipedia, ‘pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis’ refers to a lung disease contracted from the inhalation of very fine silica particles,...

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Know your English: British Vs American

Are you an American English speaker or a British English speaker? In case you had no idea, well this is a list of a few terms that differ between British and American English. [caption id="attachment_1095" align="aligncenter" width="211"] A few terms to differentiate between British and American English.[/caption] Check...

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My Top Ten Arabic Tongue Twisters

Tongue twisters are sentences that are difficult to articulate properly, especially when repeated several times in a row. Such sentences can be found in all cultures and languages. Seeing that my blog post for my Top Ten favorite Tongue Twisters is one of the most popular posts...

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Abou Jamil: The Arab Culture Loving Arab

I accidentally stumbled upon a really interesting Instagram account featuring an animated Arab character named Abou Jamil. [caption id="attachment_967" align="aligncenter" width="184"] Abou Jamil[/caption] Abou Jamil is an Arab character who spreads Arab quotes and sayings through illustrations across the Arab countries and hopefully the world. [caption id="attachment_968" align="aligncenter"...

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Words of the World

A while ago, I came across a series of photos that showed certain words or actions in several languages or how they are said in different parts of the world. It is so interesting to see what other parts of the world call a certain...

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TransMania: Funny Arabic Translations

I came across this today on Facebook and thought of sharing it. I find it funny. [caption id="attachment_856" align="aligncenter" width="300"] When Arab people have some spare time. They become funny translators :P[/caption] On another, more serious note, human translation can never be replaced. Have a project and need...

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