Language Trees!

In linguistics, the branchings and origins of different languages are often explained using a tree metaphor.  Here is a splendid, colored version of that tree that my friends sent me:

http://mentalfloss.com/article/59665/feast-your-eyes-beautiful-linguistic-family-tree

Minna Sundberg, the creator of this picture, has also written an interesting webcomic set in a Nordic post apocalyptic setting, called Stand Still. Stay Silent.

Sundberg also wrote this cool little comparison of words in the Nordic languages:

http://www.sssscomic.com/comic.php?page=195

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I'm a student studying at NYU, hoping to pursue a career in diplomatic services, and I'm obsessed with learning and teaching foreign languages. I like to practice Taekwondo, enjoy Square Enix video games, and engage in Asian-American social activism and international political activism.