Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Article: why some languges sound faster than others

You guys are going to love this article, which was passed on to me by Samala Ray. Scientists at the Université de Lyon did a study of information density per syllable and speed of syllables to see whether some languages really are spoken faster than others. Answer? They are, and they aren't. I'll let you read and see, but the answer is really fun.