English From 1000 Years Ago Is Virtually Unrecognizable

English, just like other languages, continuously evolves.  The changes to the language are slow enough that they are essentially imperceptible during a lifetime, but an English speaker of 500 years ago would not be able to understand the English of 1000 years ago nor today.  This document displays how a psalm would have been written 1000 years ago and how drastically it has changed over time.

 

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The language will continue to change and will some day we unrecognizable to us.  It might take less time than we think; technology and the need for easy and quick typing seemz 2 hav kicked dez changes into hyperdrive.

(source: reddit)