On a quest to find the person who speaks the most languages on Earth, our correspondent encountered Emil Krebs, a German diplomat who knew, by some accounts, 65 of them—and happily swore in dozens.
An ode to the pleasures of vulgarity, in which a bookseller tries to give every customer one unsafe moment. And, yes—that’s what she said.
Language in Mumbai can be tricky for newcomers, especially foreigners trying to hail taxis.
It’s a cinch to have groceries delivered in Egyptas long as you know how to place your order.
The Guidry and Lunton families bear children, live their lives, and die in a world bubbling over with misunderstood words and cliché.
It’s been said that parents just don’t understand. But what about when it’s the other way around?