Language Quizzes

Francis Hult francis.hult at
Sat Jun 21 07:32:40 UTC 2014

The Economist

If you've been on Facebook recently, and you’re the kind of person who reads this column, there's a good chance you’ve seen one of two viral language tests going round. Like many things on Facebook, they’re a fun diversion. Unlike many things on Facebook, they’re helping serious researchers learn about language and the mind.

The first is called “Which English?”, from the website Games With Words. Like another recent popular dialect quiz, it attempts to guess where you might have learned most of your English.

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