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cvcFrom Vox, here is a collection of twenty-five maps and infographics showing the history, evolution and diffusion of English. You will find representations of how the language was laboriously born in multiple layers, how it changed through the centuries, how it spread as a first and secondary language, how it changed again wherever it spread, how much it absorbed (and still absorbs from other languages…

Allow me to disagree at least a little with number thirteen: bad as we Italians are with languages, I refuse to believe that the French are any better…

That apart, an interesting little collection covering a little bit of everything – from the Invasions to vowel shifts, from Canadian vocabulary to Cockney dialect.

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