What are the responsible factors for a language change (all languages), with a special reference to the English language?

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Languages evolve over time to suit the needs of humans.  Some words retain their usefulness and are preserved; others become archaic and fade out of existence.

The English language, in particular, is a blend of many different peoples, cultures, and nationalities.

Some factors that affect the evolution of the language are new inventions and technologies.

We don't speak the same as the English characters in Shakespeare's plays did.  That's because the language has changed to represent the people who speak it.    

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