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Literal Translations That Show How Effed Up Languages Are

Learning a language is hard enough as is without factoring in all of the colloquialisms that aren't natural for a non-native speaker. The following posts make fun of translations from English into other languages, but let's not forget how ridiculous English is; you gotta admit that "frog's umbrella" makes a lot more sense than "mushroom"...

Funny Facebook posts that demonstrate how strange translations from English into other languages can be
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Forty Frustrating Reasons The English Language Is Full Of Sh*t

Learning the quirks of most languages can be frustrating, but English really seems to take the cake. These anecdotes from people who are sick and tired of its illogical nature really highlight how wild the language really is. We really do salute anyone who manages to master it as a second (or third, or fourth) tongue. 

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53 Language Sh*tposts That Perfectly Demonstrate A Polyglot's Frustrations

We'd really like to take this time to recognize all the bilinguals, polyglots and people who are just trying to learn another language. Anyone who's studied a foreign language knows that it's extremely frustrating, to say the least - especially when you think you know a lot and then get totally destroyed by a native speaker! It's humbling as hell, but just keep pushing through. You got this!

Funny memes about learning a language
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20 Language-Related Fails & Funnies For All You Cunning Linguists

In this day and age, it's not surprising if someone you meet can speak two or more languages. We, however, have barely mastered the absolute intricacies of the English language. Maybe Duolingo can help us become the polyglots we've always wanted to be. In the meantime, we'll focus on the funny aspects of language, with these memes, tweets, and comics.

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The Duolingo owl's bizarrely threatening notifications have been having a serious meme moment, and now there's a video that pretty much sums up the creepy jokes. The video meme is the perfect mix of creepy and amusing - and makes us think twice about slacking off on our language lessons. 

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26 Duolingo Memes That'll Strike Fear In Your Heart

Language app Duolingo has made learning new languages easier to learn - but at what cost? Users of the app have started to notice that the Duolingo owl's attitude is just a little too threatening, and memers have started to riff on the fearsome notifications. Here are some of the best.

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46 Silly Pics That'll Tickle Your Funny Bone

Whether web comics are your jam or you live for a 280 character joke, this gallery has something for everyone. We're partial to the self-deprecating nuggets of truth, but there are also some classic memes in this batch. A real crowd pleaser!

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31 Clever Language Posts For The Cunning Linguists

Being able to communicate with one another is a blessing, but DAMN do some languages make it more difficult than others.

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This Tumblr Thread Highlights How F*cked Up Languages Are

If you've ever studied a language then you know how stressful it can be, and it doesn't help that native speakers can't even explain to you why the rules are the way that they are! 

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Twitter Is Getting Clever With The #MakeABandLessInteresting Hashtag

It's been a while since there was a really good hashtag game, but this one will appeal to both lovers of music AND wordplay. Come up with your own dull-ified band name if you dare! 

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