Monthly Archives: October 2016

Full Composite Internet Swadesh List

Finally, here is a composite grid of every image that was used in the Internet Swadesh lists over the past year and a half, plus two from 2012:


63 different grids were used to compose this. It’s interesting to see what the Internet considers ephemeral and what it considers timeless. It’s especially interesting to see that one of the more consistent images is #159 earth.