Internet Geographer

Blog

Football/soccer in nine languages

My Floatingsheep colleagues and I just finished a test search in Google using nine different languages. You can see some of our initial results in the map below. The map visualises which of these various ways of referring to football are most visible at any particular location in the Google Maps database.
The subject matter (football) is a fascinating case-study, but we’ll be experimenting with more words in more languages in the coming weeks and months. Click over to Floatingsheep for the full post.