In The Book of Babel by Mark Abley, the author says there are 6,000 languages spoken in the world today, but half of them are unlikely to survive into the next century. Here are some of the languages on the endangered list: Yuchi, Manx and Mati Ke. I suppose it is to be expected that some languages eventually will cease to be used. We hope there is one language that never will become extinct. That is the language of love.