Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jun 2012 11:17 UTC
Google While I sometimes see Dutch as an endangered language, reality is that with nearly 30 million speakers worldwide, we're actually doing pretty well. Sadly, this can't be said for the 3000 truly endangered languages of the world - nearly half of the world's total number of languages is on the verge of extinction, and with it, large amounts of human culture are in danger of disappearing forever. In collaboration with several universities and language institutions, Google has launched the Endangered Languages Project to document these languages - textually, visually, and auditorially.
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RE[3]: Darn!
by Andre on Thu 21st Jun 2012 16:00 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Darn!"
Andre
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One of my teachers mentioned many COBOL programmers are retiring, and there are many systems in banks and insurance companies etc. still running software written in COBOL. Therefore learning COBOL might be interesting. But on the other hand, that's not the industry I wish to find a job in.

I have never looking into Ada, I have no idea what that language is like.

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