Global Language Monitor

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9 Business Words We Heard Too Often in 2013

No. 1: 'content'

(Newser) - Put them together, and you've got your standard company email sent this year. Business ETC has teamed up with the Global Language Monitor to determine the "most overused" business words of the year, based on GLM's analysis of the words used in an overwhelming number of places,... More »

Top Fashion Buzzword: 'Lady Gaga'

Michelle Obama falls from 2 to 15 on Global Language Monitor list

(Newser) - The Global Language Monitor has crunched the numbers, and the “Top Fashion Buzzword of the upcoming season” is…Lady GaGa! Interestingly, this is the first time a personage has topped the list. First lady Michelle Obama came close in the previous survey, at No. 2, but “Mobama” has... More »

'Web 2.0' is English's Millionth Word

A new word emerges every 98 minutes

(Newser) - The millionth word to enter the English lexicon is pure geek-speak, the Telegraph reports: Web 2.0 was entered this morning by Global Language Monitor, which recognizes words once they’ve appeared 25,000 times in the media, blogs, and social websites. The linguistic cataloger estimates that a new word... More »

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