It’s surprising what people will assume about us and our lives without ever really asking us questions. It’s almost funny when they scold us for not being more upfront about those details, agreed the “Am I the A**hole?” (AITA) subReddit. Redditor Ta2777271 was surprised when her girlfriend called her out for not being more upfront about […] More
Learning a new language can only benefit you. It is really exciting when you are trying to learn more about the culture and language. That doesn’t mean that you should only speak in that language. Especially at work. But Redditor Michele_Corgi encountered an issue with their coworker. So they turned to the “Am I The […] More
Learning a second language can help you gain learning tool, get better jobs or just understand the world from a different perspective. There is no downside to being bilingual. But Redditor babybumps_ encountered an issue with her partner. So she turned to the “Am I The A**hole” (AITA) subReddit for moral judgment on a hypothetical […] More
Bilingual People Share Their Best 'They Don't Know I Speak Their Language' Experiences
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Knowing a second--or third or fourth--language is like possessing a secret power.

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Bilingual People Share Their "They Didn't Know I Spoke The Language" Stories

Being bilingual can be beneficial in more ways than you can imagine. First perk that comes to mind is you can be a translator at your job if a tourist on the street needs directions. That's boring, though. What about romantically wooing someone in a different country? Even better, what about dropping ears into another conversation people think you don't understand? Surely, that's the best.

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