what language is spoken in the balkans?
posted to lemmy
If this author is full of it, please do let me know, but... This was a fascinating read.
Linguists in the age of nationalism had real influence in a way that's nearly unimaginable today, because the accompanying standardization handed people useful tools they had a reason to wield. It reminds me of the Korean alphabet. See also the creation of modern Hebrew. What are the conditions today that could use new tools? This wiki points to some grassroots innovation around the digital world and Cyrillic....
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