Why is Spain called Spain?
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Why is Spain called Spain?

You may have never stopped to think about it, but where does Spain - or España - get its name from? 

Oysters, not hostias! How to ‘swear’ politely in Spanish

Oysters, not hostias! How to ‘swear’ politely in Spanish

Which Palma? How to tell the difference between the places in Spain called Palma

Which Palma? How to tell the difference between the places in Spain called Palma

Raising bilingual kids in Spain: How to make it work

Raising bilingual kids in Spain: How to make it work

Buying a second-hand car in Spain: 9 key questions you have to ask in Spanish
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Buying a second-hand car in Spain: 9 key questions you have to ask in Spanish

Green dogs and trapped cats: Ten animal idioms to help you sound more Spanish

Green dogs and trapped cats: Ten animal idioms to help you sound more Spanish

‘Drunk as a clam’: How to say you’ve had too much to drink in Spanish

‘Drunk as a clam’: How to say you’ve had too much to drink in Spanish

Caveman Spanish: 14 ‘sounds’ that will make you seem like a true Spaniard

Caveman Spanish: 14 ‘sounds’ that will make you seem like a true Spaniard

Spanish driving licence: the essential language to pass your practical test
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Spanish driving licence: the essential language to pass your practical test

To B or not to V: How to know which one to use in Spanish

To B or not to V: How to know which one to use in Spanish

Why do people in Spain’s Canary Islands call the bus ‘la guagua’?

Why do people in Spain’s Canary Islands call the bus ‘la guagua’?

Remote office slang: Nine native expressions to use with Spanish work colleagues online

Remote office slang: Nine native expressions to use with Spanish work colleagues online

Madrileños to gaditanos: What to call the locals from different parts of Spain

Madrileños to gaditanos: What to call the locals from different parts of Spain

What’s the worst possible insult you can say to someone in Spain?
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What’s the worst possible insult you can say to someone in Spain?

Why do Spanish people say these English words when slamming Spain?
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Why do Spanish people say these English words when slamming Spain?

The essential Spanish vocab for getting the vaccine and testing for Covid

The essential Spanish vocab for getting the vaccine and testing for Covid

Nine Spanish foody expressions that don’t mean what you think

Nine Spanish foody expressions that don’t mean what you think

The many ways Spaniards refer to your face if you’re being cheeky

The many ways Spaniards refer to your face if you’re being cheeky

Why it’s true that Spaniards talk faster than English speakers (but there is a catch)

Why it’s true that Spaniards talk faster than English speakers (but there is a catch)

Five fascinating facts you didn’t know about the letter Ñ in Spanish

Five fascinating facts you didn’t know about the letter Ñ in Spanish

Readers reveal: Nine sure-fire ways to improve your Spanish

Readers reveal: Nine sure-fire ways to improve your Spanish

Essential Spanish ‘text speak’ abbreviations that will help you sound like a local
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Essential Spanish ‘text speak’ abbreviations that will help you sound like a local

Seven aspects of learning Spanish that really baffle English speakers

Seven aspects of learning Spanish that really baffle English speakers

12 signs you’ve totally nailed the Spanish language
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12 signs you’ve totally nailed the Spanish language

Eleven common and comical Spanish-English false friends to watch out for

Eleven common and comical Spanish-English false friends to watch out for

The most common mistakes foreigners make when greeting people in Spain 
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The most common mistakes foreigners make when greeting people in Spain 

Wet the doughnut: Ten hilarious Spanish expressions to refer to sex 

Wet the doughnut: Ten hilarious Spanish expressions to refer to sex 

Speak like a local: Ten very useful Spanish expressions with the word ‘water’ 

Speak like a local: Ten very useful Spanish expressions with the word ‘water’ 

How a word nobody uses is causing Christmas confusion in Spain

How a word nobody uses is causing Christmas confusion in Spain

Spanish word of the day: ‘Morbo’

Spanish word of the day: ‘Morbo’

Ten brilliant Spanish reinventions of everyday English words

Ten brilliant Spanish reinventions of everyday English words

Top Ten: best new Spanish words

Top Ten: best new Spanish words

Top funniest rude expressions in Spanish

Top funniest rude expressions in Spanish

‘Spanish is UK’s most needed foreign language’

‘Spanish is UK’s most needed foreign language’