The Meaning of Flowers: Cultural Traditions in Giving Flowers

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Now that spring is here and flowers are in bloom all over the northern hemisphere, it reminded us of the powerful gift of giving flowers to brighten someone’s day. But which flowers do you give for which occasion? And do … Continue reading

The Most Widely Spoken Languages and Other Language Facts

LivLangSpeehBubble What language is most widely spoken in the world? That depends on how you define “language” and who you count. The infographic below is from Rick Noack’s 2015 Washington Post article “The Future of Language” based on data from a 15-year-long study conducted … Continue reading