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Minna Sundberg, author of the webcomic Stand Still. Stay Silent, has created a wonderful linguistic tree chart. It’s a comprehensive overlook of the…

Which European countries speak English

Average index of English knowledge, based on the Eurobarometer 386 survey.

Borrowed words in English

Word origins color code -- a program that uses color-coded text to reveal the foreign origins of your words.

The Norman Conquest

The Norman Conquest

Where English is from

The colored parts of this map show the distribution of Indo-European branches in Europe and Asia. Areas in gray speak languages other than Indo-European.