The Lost Languages, Found in New York

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While there is no precise count, some experts believe New York is home to as many as 800 languages — far more than the 176 spoken by students in the city’s public schools or the 138 that residents of Queens, New York’s most diverse borough, listed on their 2000 Census forms.

In an alternate universe, where I chose the Linguist skill tree instead of the Librarian skill tree, I travel to New York and learn all the lullabies.