Word Map is a fascinating online mapping application that lets the user type in any word and see that word mapped in the official or dominant language of each country around the world.
About 68% of the world’s languages sampled in an interactive available from the World Atlas of Language Structures don’t have a gender specific pronouns. 254 of the 378 mapped languages in the interactive map don’t use “he” or “she” but instead used a gender neutral pronoun when referring to persons. […]
The Speech Accent Archive has catalogued snippets of the English language spoken around the world on their site. Steven Weinberger, a professor of linguistics at George Mason University created the web site with the purpose “to uniformly exhibit a large set of speech accents from a variety of language backgrounds.” […]