6 Things That Only 2 People in the World Know About

4. The language of Ayapaneco

The language of Ayapaneco is an ancient language people used to speak in Mexico before it became Mexico. After the Spanish colonization, the language started to become extinct and all attempts to teach the new generation failed.

Today, there are only 2 people left in the world who speak this language:

6 Things That Only 2 People in the World Know About

Manuel Segovia (75 years old) and Isidro Velazquez (69 years old) who live in the village of Ayapa in the southern state of Tabasco (Mexico).

Specialists are trying to gather and record as many facts about this language as they can. They are especially interested in its history and culture because the language of Ayapaneco will be available only on paper very soon.

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