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    Stalingrad, hands down.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Stalingrad
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    Stalingrad, hands down.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Stalingrad
    A city that's been worthless before that battle and after it.
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    (Original post by UGeNe)
    Stalingrad, hands down.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Stalingrad
    Is this a joke?:confused:
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    Is this a joke?:confused:
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    (Original post by UGeNe)
    Nein
    No wonder...Your Russian.
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    (Original post by thebestusernameever)
    No wonder...Your Russian.
    Is that a bad thing?
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    <adds more info to annoy people>

    After weighing six factors (number of primary speakers, number of secondary speakers, number and population of countries where used, number of major fields using the language internationally, economic power of countries using the languages, and socio-literary prestige), Weber compiled the following list of the world's ten most influential languages:
    (number of points given in parentheses)

    1. English (37)
    2. French (23)
    3. Spanish (20)
    4. Russian (16)
    5. Arabic (14)
    6. Chinese (13)
    7. German (12)
    8. Japanese (10)
    9. Portuguese (10)
    10. Hindi/Urdu (9)
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    <adds more info to annoy people>

    After weighing six factors (number of primary speakers, number of secondary speakers, number and population of countries where used, number of major fields using the language internationally, economic power of countries using the languages, and socio-literary prestige), Weber compiled the following list of the world's ten most influential languages:
    (number of points given in parentheses)

    1. English (37)
    2. French (23)
    3. Spanish (20)
    4. Russian (16)
    5. Arabic (14)
    6. Chinese (13)
    7. German (12)
    8. Japanese (10)
    9. Portuguese (10)
    10. Hindi/Urdu (9)
    looks about right...Portuguese threw me, but I guess Brazil adds value...
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    (Original post by Hasty)
    -The last 3000?
    Jerusalem, Rome, Damascos, Athens, Constantinople/Instanbul, Alexandria, Baghdad

    (Original post by Hasty)
    -The last 1000?
    Jerusalem, Rome, Paris, Instanbul

    (Original post by Hasty)
    -The last 500?
    Jerusalem, Rome, Paris, Instanbul, Tokyo, Madrid

    (Original post by Hasty)
    -The last 100?
    Jerusalem, Rome, Paris, Tokyo, Moscow, Washington, Beijing, Berlin
 
 
 
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