while English and Greek speakers are statistically poorer and in worse health than Germans.
Greece is in serious financial trouble and Quebec (primarily french) is going the same way and has been called the Greece of Canada.....interesting....and of course Germany is a economic powerhouse of the EU.
Of course, if you don't take the Tiobe rankings seriously [timbunce.org], than all of this is moot, but I guess it's something to talk about on a Friday.
It's so funny to see so many taking the Tiobe index as an actual indication of a language's true popularity. I remember a few years back as a noob, when the site hackers.com was still around. I used Tiobe to show just how popular C was... circa 2002 - and I was laughed off the board. One senior member just systematically tore me a new one and why Tiobe was a crock of ish....sigh. sure wish that site was still around.
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