We don’t like to say so in public, but we all know that most of the world’s remaining x thousand languages are doomed. At the moment, however, languages take years to die, and we all sit around worrying, wasting time and energy that would be much better invested in the pub.
And that’s why Kaleboel is offering you the unique opportunity to vote one of Spain’s top ten languages out of use this afternoon. The language that scores the most votes will be officially boycotted by Kaleboel until Monday, and an attempt will be made to compose a suitable tribute to the least-voted language in the language itself.
which language should go: the results
Spanish Sign Language: 1.92%
total votes: 104
Old surveys here. Nota bene: this is not intended to be taken seriously, so please do not kill anyone, particularly me.
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