The Story of English, Part IV: Looking Forward, Looking Back

Britain, around the size of New York State, has significantly more dialectal diversity than all of North America. In no other English-speaking country could one (or would one) make such a map.
For reference, the Foreign Service estimates that it would take the average speaker of any language nearly two years to learn Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, Korean, or Hungarian.
The triumph of BBC English
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Sam Quillen

Sam Quillen

Former linguistics student; current investment bank analyst who sometimes thinks about something other than spreadsheets