How to graphically represent a language
We are currently in the process of introducing an English version of a website which used to be just German.
Current version of the button to go to the English version:
Now we are wondering what the best symbol would be — the Union Jack (B.E.) or Stars and Stripes (A.E.)?
The symbol is rather small so I thought the Union Jack might the better choice.
Is there a universal consensus on what is more intuitive or recognizable?
Are there other factors to consider when choosing either one?
Maybe even a completely different symbol we weren't even thinking about?