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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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
Teo Zirinis, the creator behind Hands Off My Dinosaur, has an interesting and quirky sense of style. He transformed his passion for common and everyday objects into a rich gallery of punny and imaginative drawings. He writes, “I wonder what it would be like if they had a voice of their own. What would they … Continue reading "If everyday objects could talk, this is what they would say." Leer más
Social distancing is our best bet to combat the pandemic and stop the spread of the virus. And it seems to be working. We’ve seen all sorts of campaigns that promote social distancing, and sometimes they can be very creative. Following this trend, Slovenia-based creative director Jure Tovrljan has redesigned famous brand logos to make … Continue reading "Artist Redesigns Famous Brand Logos To Reflect Social Distancing." Leer más