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New York’s linguistic diversity – a follow-up

After yesterday’s post on New York’s linguistic diversity, I was pointed to a follow-up post on the New York Times’ City Room blog. This post wondered what the least-spoken languages are in New York. As they point out, no data is available for the city itself, but the census’ American Community Survey has statewide figures(…)


New York’s linguistic diversity

New York City has always been an incredibly diverse place – people have been attracted to its charms and promise since the 19th Century. Ellis Island saw people from all over the world pass through it, and their descendents now make New York a cultural melting pot. This interesting article in the New York Times(…)