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“Tea” in European Languages (map)
Did you know that “tea” is either “te” or “cha(i)” in almost all languages in the world? Both names originally come from Chinese 茶, (...)
November 12, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
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English nouns that are only used in the plural
There are a few nouns in English that are only used in the plural. They may be confusing for English learners if the equivalent expression (...)
November 11, 2018 – Jakub MarianEnglish
Number of top-ranked universities by country in Europe
Times Higher Education regularly publishes World University Rankings, which is a list of more than 1,250 of some of the best universities (...)
November 8, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Land cover of South America
The map below is based on data by the European Space Agency (the CCI project). It shows North America with colouring representing various (...)
November 5, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Forests of Europe Map
The map below is based on data by the European Space Agency (the CCI project). It shows the two different types of forests in Europe: dark (...)
October 29, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps

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Land cover of North America
The map below is based on data by the European Space Agency (the CCI project). It shows North America with colouring representing various (...)
October 24, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Largest city by country in Europe
The map below shows the most populous cities of European countries. The most populous city is almost always the capital, with four (...)
October 16, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
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Final consonant doubling in English
As you surely know, the final consonant of some verbs gets doubled when the suffix -ing or -ed is added, e.g. stop: stopping, (...)
October 9, 2018 – Jakub MarianEnglish

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lemon in European languages
“Lemon” in European languages
The English word “lemon” comes from Old French limon, which comes from Arabic laymūn or Ottoman Turkish limon, which in turn comes from (...)
October 8, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps
Europe Ortelius 1572
1572 map of Europe by Abraham Ortelius
The map below is a 1572 copy of a map of Europe created by Abraham Ortelius in 1571. I have digitally restored and remastered the map to (...)
October 4, 2018 – Jakub MarianMaps