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On Friday 17 January 2003 9:09 pm, Christopher Wright wrote:
> Peter Bleackley sekalge:
> >"Future English"- now there's a conlang idea for
> >somebody - is anybody doing anything along those lines? I imagine
>
> there'd
>
> >be some Spanish influence, possibly some from Indian languages too.
>
> *ponders* Why would Sanskrit or Urdu influence English?

The huge recent influx of Indian/Pakistani immigrants into Britain.  There's
quite a lot of them.  I think we might see a split between European English
and American English, with the former influenced by Hindustani, and the
latter by Spanish.