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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Sponsored Comic: Stack 'Em High

Polyglots language learners collect new languages like candy


Wednesday surprise!

So this is something new I'm trying out. To be completely honest with you, I'm still a bit conflicted about it. I was approached by Lingoda to create a comic that they would sponsor, but it's really important to me that you, the readers, don't just get a bunch of advertising in your feed. You're here for comics, not ads! That's why this site has been conspicuously ad-free for a long time. 

However, I figured that a sponsored comic would be acceptable if: 1) the advertising wasn't too in-your-face, 2) it was still a genuine Itchy Feet comic in every other way, and 3) it didn't replace the regular Sunday comics.

What are your thoughts? Is this just more delicious Itchy Feet content for you to enjoy, or shameful exploitation of the bean-shaped comic arts? I am really interested to hear what you think.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Comestible Supply

When Italians travel, they pack their bags full of food


Everyone's gotta eat!

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Speech Figures

Untranslateable Idioms from Around the World - Swedish Kazakh Portuguese Polish Russian Japanese Latvian Thai figures of speech


Let's all slide shrimpwise together.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Uncooperative Participant

Taking a biometric passport photo of infant baby newborn is impossible


Even newborns have wanderlust. Maybe too much.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Half O'Clock

In Germany half five means four thirty, in the UK England half five means five thirty half o'clock

And the American's been there since two thirty...


Hey! Want to see the talk I gave at the 2016 Polyglot Gathering? Check it out: