• One chart illustrates how languages are the same across the globe

    10 days ago - By Fast Company

    Researchers have found that cultures around the world developed independent languages that function within the same bounds of human processing.
    It's not just your imagination. Spanish and Japanese speakers talk fast, each squeezing a full eight syllables into every second of speech, on average. Meanwhile, English in the U.S. averages closer to six, while Hungarian dips closer to five.
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