Language museum in london
According to Reuters, plans are afoot to establish a language museum in London, which is apparently the most multilingual city in the world with over 350 languages spoken. The idea is the get the museum up and running to coincide with the 2012 London Olympics.
The museum would aim to get people more interested in languages – both their own and foreign ones – using serious scholarship and high-tech gadgets such as a machine that shows you what happens in your brain while you’re speaking.
A similar museum – the National Museum of Language is due to open in College Park, Maryland in the USA later this year. Another – Linguamón – Casa de les Llengües (House of Languages) – is planned for Barcelona.