Thursday, 7 February 2008

One place–many tongues

If you are one of those who measures intellectual prowess in the languages you master, then buy a ticket to Papua New Guinea, where you can delve into the noun-verb-adjective of over 800 different tongues. But if the flight ticket is too pricey or the challenge too great, you can always learn the names, origins and number of speakers of each language on one Catalan web page: Linguamundi (