700 Reasons: Reason #261

Reason: 261
As of 1995, English was the second most common native language in the world, trailing only Chinese. By 2050, Chinese will continue its predominance, with Hindi-Urdu of India and Arabic climbing past English, and Spanish nearly equal to it
Graddol, D., cited by Schmid, R. (2004) 'Sun may set on English Language, experts say' in Los Angeles Daily News, Friday February 27, 2004
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