Look Smart Trivia: Written Languages


The Latin alphabet is but one way humans have figured out to turn the sounds from their mouths into lines on paper (or clay, or stone, or whatever). Here are five others that, given a twist or two in history, could have been the ones to hold sway over half the globe. Identify all five languages shown here and you’ll win a $5 Meh coupon, which spells “HELL YEAH, SCORE!” in any language. Insert signoff catchphrase here!

Yesterday’s Atari 2600 Games quiz was way too easy, judging by how quickly @Ignorant (and many others) guessed them all. Point taken - I’ll dig much deeper into vintage gaming lore next time and make you guys work for that $5 coupon:

  1. Stampede
  2. Eggomania
  3. Summer Games
  4. Venture
  5. Keystone Kapers