Languages: An Infograph

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  • Rick

    Interesting and helpful stats.

    They may need to start including languages not of this world:

    http://social.entertainment.msn.com/movies/blogs/blog–klingon-language-from-star-trek-now-available-at-bing

  • Phillip

    This is interesting. The post mentions English as the most widespread language spoken by non-native speakers. I wonder what 2 through 10 would be on that list.

  • Klasie Kraalogies

    Guess? French or Spanish would follow. Maybe also Arabic.

  • Another cool language fact: Albanian (Shqip) is one of the only languages not derived from any other language. In other words, it is indeed one of its kind.