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Taxis and paisas - my time in Colombia
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Why be a beginner in multiple languages?
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Roadtrip across southwest Norway
Roadtrip across southwest Norway
Reverse culture shock
Reverse culture shock
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Pros and cons of different countries I've been to so far
Norway's National Day - May 17
Norway's National Day - May 17
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Inspirational Quotations

 

“The limits of my language means the limits of my world.”

– Ludwig Wittgenstein

“Do one thing every day that scares you.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

Table of Languages by World Rank

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Language World Rank (# Natives) Native Speakers Secondary Speakers Total Speakers
Mandarin Chinese 1 845 mil 180 mil 1025 mil
Spanish 2 415 mil 15 mil 430 mil
English 3 335 mil 613 mil 948 mil
Arabic 5 232 mil 220 mil 452 mil
Russian 8 144 mil 106 mil 250 mil
Japanese 9 122 mil 1 mil 123 mil
German 11 90 mil 28 mil 118 mil
Korean 17 72 mil 1 mil 73 mil
French 18 68 mil 52 mil 120 mil
Polish 30 40 mil < 1 mil 40 mil
Dutch 57 22 mil 3 mil 25 mil
Swedish 92 8.3 mil < 1 mil 8.3 mil
Norwegian 129 4.6 mil < 1 mil 4.6 mil

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