• The 10 Coolest Dead Languages

    10. Akkadian When: 2800 BCE to 500 CE (all dates approximate) What you can read in it: The lingua franca of ancient Mesopotamia, Akkadian uses the same cuneiform alphabet as Sumerian. The Epic of Gilgamesh, the Enuma Elish creation myth and other texts were composed in Akkadian, which has grammar…

  • The 10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken In The World Today

    Leia a versão em português: Quais são os 13 idiomas mais antigos do mundo que ainda são falados? Language evolution is like biological evolution – it happens minutely, generation by generation, so there’s no distinct breaking point between one language and the next language that develops from it. Therefore, it’s impossible…

  • Is english killing other languages?

    Leia a versão em português: O inglês está matando outras línguas? Powerful languages, like nations, thrive on the weakness of other languages. So when it comes to the question of whether or not English is killing other languages, the answer, plain and short, is Yes, it’s killing other languages in the same…