The Linguistic Tree of Gondor.
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An interesting diagram showing the family tree of Indo-European languages. At the bottom is Proto-Indo-European, the reconstructed common ancestor. Its word *wel (‘turn’), for example, gave rise eventually to English words including: waltz, valve, convolve, evolve, revolt, valley, helix, wallow, willow, walk and Helen. [read this book!] [image source]

The Linguistic Tree of Gondor.

matthen:

An interesting diagram showing the family tree of Indo-European languages. At the bottom is Proto-Indo-European, the reconstructed common ancestor. Its word *wel (‘turn’), for example, gave rise eventually to English words including: waltz, valve, convolve, evolve, revolt, valley, helix, wallow, willow, walk and Helen. [read this book!] [image source]

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Language Map: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The beautiful Greater Toronto Area (GTA) has 5.4 million inhabitants and 56% of those people speak English as their first language. What about the other 44%? This language quilt does an amazing job of narrowing down what languages are being spoken and where. 

Language Map: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The beautiful Greater Toronto Area (GTA) has 5.4 million inhabitants and 56% of those people speak English as their first language. What about the other 44%? This language quilt does an amazing job of narrowing down what languages are being spoken and where.