Considering everyone has one, skeletons still manage to creep a lot of people out. Some argue its our innate fear of death that causes skeletons to send shivers down our spines, while others point out finding a skeleton somewhere unexpected is often a sign of danger. And that's before we get into dark magic undead… Continue reading How to say SKELETON in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
Dragons, werewolves, vampires, zombies... monsters comes in many forms and while we may be told that such things don't really exist, they are still capture our imaginations - and our nightmares! From the creature following you through the woods to the thing that lurks under your bed, here are just some of the terms for… Continue reading How to say MONSTER in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
You can't talk about Halloween without the monsters that spawned an entire genre! Mysterious brooding creatures who thirst for human blood, rituals for identifying vampires differ across the continent - as do the suggested ways to protect yourself from their advances... Whether you like them old school, aristocratic Gothic monsters or more modern, moody and… Continue reading How to say VAMPIRE in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
I'll get you my pretty! And your little dog too!! - Wicked Witch of the West Hubble bubble toil and trouble... whether it's casting spells, releasing flocks of flying monkeys or luring children into gingerbread houses, people throughout history have feared women with supposedly supernatural powers. Want to accuse your friends and neighbours of witchcraft?… Continue reading How to say WITCH in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!
By the light of the full moon, these poor souls are cursed to turn into savage and bloodthirsty beasts with no memory of their human self... Beware the light of the full moon and get off the road before sundown... but before you do, find out the words for werewolf or wolf man in the… Continue reading How to say WEREWOLF in 50 languages with Europe in a Day!