global language m...
Follow
Find
12 views | +0 today
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Paul JJ Payack
Scoop.it!

'Adorkable' makes awkward debut in Collins English Dictionary

'Adorkable' makes awkward debut in Collins English Dictionary | global language monitor | Scoop.it
Twitter users vote popular blend word for gauche but endearing into print reference book (RT @LanguageMonitor: 'Adorkable' makes awkward debut in Collins Dictionary http://t.co/QJ3ak1KetX GLM's Top...
Paul JJ Payack's insight:

Adorkable won the Top Television Word (TeleWord) from the Global Language Monitor is 2012,.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul JJ Payack
Scoop.it!

Japanese loanwords in English enjoying wider global use - The Japan News

Japanese loanwords in English enjoying wider global use - The Japan News | global language monitor | Scoop.it
Japanese loanwords in English enjoying wider global use The Japan News In April, U.S.-based firm Global Language Monitor, which tracks and analyzes societal trends in English-language usage, published a tentative ranking list for popular words and...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Paul JJ Payack from Retrospection
Scoop.it!

Obama and the null set narrative | The Global Language Monitor

We have been analyzing the narrative of Barack Obama for some years now. In fact, we've tracked three differing narratives in the course of his campaign and the first term of his presidency. We've tracked the president's highs ...

Via José Angel García Landa
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul JJ Payack
Scoop.it!

Number of Words in the English Language: 1,025,109.8

The number of words in the English language is: 1,025,109.8.   This is the estimate by the Global Language Monitor on January 1, 2014. The English Language passed the Million Word threshold on June 10, 2009 at 10:22 a.m.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Paul JJ Payack
Scoop.it!

There's no TIE in a spelling BEE - Chicago Tribune (blog)

There's no TIE in a spelling BEE - Chicago Tribune (blog) | global language monitor | Scoop.it
There's no TIE in a spelling BEE
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Webster's Third New International Dictionary, the Bee bible, contains more than 472,000 words.
more...
No comment yet.