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I suspect things are happening: I would expect the enormous influx of speakers of far eastern languages to the common pool of English speakers to have some influence, for instance.
Anyone prepared to take a guess?
As I think they're two quite different things which aren't necessarily going to follow each other.
There'll always be a divergence because of the off-the-cuff nature of the spoken word. One of my favourite stories is of a secretary who was tasked with 'tidying up' for publication a taped speech given by one of the world's gurus on literacy. It seems it was almost impossible to follow the arguments he brought forward, and it took an age to do! But the expert liked the result.