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English is the
# 1 language
on the Internet

English is spoken in
110 countries

Places where English is a key language

Biggest movements of people during the last 5000 years

English is part of the Germanic languages

An English-speaking learner of German will notice how
many English words seem to come from German.
 Water / Wasser.
 Bread / Brot.
 House / Haus.

From about the 700th, Danish Vikings merged
into the English population. Old Norse mixed
with old English.
Diamond, Jared: Collapse, p. 184.