The L. L. Zamenhof Google Logo

Google Esperanto Logo

The Google home page is featuring a logo for the 150th birthday of L. L. Zamenhof. L. L. Zamenhof is known for inventing a constructed language designed for international communication known as Esperanto. According to Wikipedia, Esperanto is used by 100,000 and 2 million speakers for over a century and has 1,000 native speakers but was never adopted by a country as their official language.

Google is the only major search engine to have a portal page just for this language, it can be found

There are some people upset with Google that they picked a logo for Zamenhof over a logo for the U.S. Bill of Rights, which went into effect 218 years ago, today.

Related Topics: Channel: Consumer | Google: Logos


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