FYI: The world's languages, in 7 maps and charts

clarkcox3 at clarkcox3 at
Wed May 27 10:57:38 CDT 2015

If the various Chinese languages/dialects are similar enough to be counted in a single category, then certainly Swiss German Is similar enough to the German spoken in Germany and Austria to be counted in the same category. 

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> On May 27, 2015, at 07:59, Denis Jacquerye <moyogo at> wrote:
> The data used to build the infographic comes from
> does not indicate the Standard German L1 population in Austria and gives a population of 727 000 Standard German L1 speakers in Switzerland (the difference is counted as Swiss German L1 speakers).
>> On Wed, 27 May 2015 at 11:22 Mark Davis ☕️ <mark at> wrote:
>> Hmmm. How accurate can it be? They forgot Austria, and got Switzerland wrong by almost a power of 10.
>> Mark
>> — Il meglio è l’inimico del bene —
>>> On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 10:18 AM, Denis Jacquerye <moyogo at> wrote:
>>> The South China Morning Post published a similar infographic:
>>> A world of languages - and how many speak them
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