Is this language without letters the future of global communication?

American readers may be less familiar with this outstanding work of design — Professor Ota’s symbol is another of the eminently sensible international standards that the United States has yet to embrace.



Examples of Blissymbols, the system of symbols designed by Charles K. Bliss
Examples of Isotype symbols, designed and realised by Otto Neurath and Gerd Arntz




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