How to order beer in 59 languages

2013-08-13 16:57

Heading off on an overseas trip soon?

Well, here's an app you simply cannot go without!

It's called Pivo and helps you order beer in no less than 59 languages. Remarkably similar to a regular dictionary, each entry has the correct spelling, phonetic pronunciations and supporting videos from native speakers to help you along the way.

Best part? You don't even need WiFi to play the videos that support the 59 different languages, once you have downloaded the app you can view it wherever you are in the world. Simply choose your language, watch the video and order your beer!

Fast Code Design reports that this fun app is the brainchild of two ordinary 30-year-old Brits, Justin Amey and Ollie Hepworth, who were frustrated one day when they couldn't figure out how to order a beer when they wanted one abroad.

"The idea was sown on a trip to Prague earlier this year, when we realized that neither of us knew how to order a beer in Czech," Amey tells me. "A search for a suitable app to aid us proved fruitless, and so the idea for Pivo was born." 

Unfortunately it's currently only available on iPhone, but let's hope android fans get to be this cool soon too!

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