Fascinating Visualization of the Relationships Between European Languages

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This image comes from a Teresa Elms post on Etymologican, the original post and commentary are well worth a read.

I’d love to see a similar chart for the many Spanishes of the world. In particular I would be interested to know if Mexican Spanish is closer to American English than Spain Spanish is to UK English, I would imagine it is.

Hat tip: reddit.com/r/dataisbeautiful