Tomorrow's English

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English changed dramatically over the last thousand years. It’s changed over the last twenty years, too. Our language today has ancestors and cousins that are nearly unintelligible to lay English-speakers. It makes sense to imagine that 2200’s English or 3000’s English will look strange to us as well—if English survives. After all, if there’s an apocalypse today, which languages will remain?

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