Harvard Captures Top Politically (in)Correct Word of the Year Award

Global Language Monitor’s Ninth Biennial List of Top Politically (in)Correct Words for 2016 and 2015 “House Masters” No More Follows the lead of Los Angeles County Purchasing Department in 2004. Austin, Texas, 2016 — Harvard University captured the Top Politically (in)Correct Word of the Year Award in the Global Language Monitor’s Ninth Biennial List for 2016 and 2015. …

Top Politically (in)Correct Words of 2009

Swine Flu, Flush Toilet, Green Revolution, Minority, and Saint . named top politically (in)Correct  words and phrases of 2009 The Sixth Annual Global Survey Austin, Texas October 2, 2009 – Swine Flu, Flush Toilet, Green Revolution, Minority, and Saint have been named the top politically (in)Correct  words and phrases of the past year according to …

Top Politically Incorrect Words of 2009

Swine Flu, Flush Toilet, Green Revolution, Minority, and Saint named top politically (in)Correct  words and phrases of 2009 The Sixth Annual Global Survey Austin, Texas October 2, 2009 – Swine Flu, Flush Toilet, Green Revolution, Minority, and Saint have been named the top politically (in)Correct  words and phrases of the past year according to The …

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Flashback: Gulf Oil Spill and Rise of ‘the Narrative’ in Politics The Importance of Tracking Evolving Narratives . Gulf Oil Spill Vs. Katrina . Obama vs. BP The Lesson of the Gulf Oil Spill narrative is the importance of controlling the narrative, since whoever wins of the narrative, controls the story in terms of political …

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The Various Global Language Monitor Word of the Year Schedules GLM Words of the Year Schedules No. 1, Words, Names and Phrases of 2014 will be announced during the US Thanksgiving Week, Tuesday November 25 No. 2, Top Business Buzzwords (50) will be announced in early December. No.3, Top Words of the Quindecennial of the …

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Top Words of 2009 Top Word of 2009: Twitter Followed by Obama, H1N1, Stimulus, and Vampire “King of Pop” is Top Phrase; “Obama” is top name Austin, TX November 29, 2009 – The Global Language Monitor has announced that Twitter is the Top Word of 2009 in its annual global survey of the English language. …

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Politics 2016: Fighting the Last War, Again It used to be said, that old soldiers are always fighting the last war. That they are trained in the techniques and strategies that were acquired on battlefields past, and the old lessons don’t always apply to the current fields of battle. In 2016, this lesson does not …

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Katrina Rewind: September 7, 2005 – Originally Published September 7, 2005 – In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making landfall on the city of New Orleans and environs, we are republishing our original report about the impact of the disaster on the English Language. Media Abounds With Apocalyptic-type References in Coverage of …

Top Words

Top Words of the Decade (2000-2009) Global Warming, 9/11, and Obama outdistance Bailout, Evacuee, and Derivative; Google, Surge, Chinglish, and Tsunami follow “Climate Change” is top phrase; “Heroes” is top name Austin, TX November 19, 2009 – The Global Language Monitor has announced the Top Words of the Decade, as part of its annual global …

New Words and Neologisms

Adorkable Top Television Word of the Year (Teleword) … from New Girl, Big Bang & Modern Family followed by Shell Shock, Bi-Polar, Dothraki and La Toti . Ninth Annual Analysis by the Global Language Monitor . Austin, Texas, USA. September 25-26, 2012. The Global Language Monitor (GLM) today announced that ‘adorkable’ from New Girl and Big Bang, and Modern Family the Top Teleword of …

A Brief Retrospective on the Nature of Truth and Why It Confuses Us So

 Recently, The Global Language Monitor (GLM) announced that Truth is the Word of the Year for 2017. To See the Top Words, Phrases, and Names of 2017, click here A Brief Retrospective on the Nature of Truth and Why It Confuses Us So To Read How GLM’s Top Words of the Year Record the History of the 21st Century, Thus Far, click …

Truth: The Top Trending Global English Word for 2017 (#WOTY) June Update

  The Word Fake Rooted in Ethnic Slur Against Hindi and Muslim Holy Men  Harvard Takes the Top Politically (In)correct Word of the Year Award for replacing House Master with Faculty Dean   June 6, 2017 (Update) Austin, TEXAS, and NEW YORK — The Global Language Monitor (GLM) today announced that Truth is the Word of the Year for …

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The Future of Global English (400 Years in the Future) Dec.27,2016 MicroEssay by Paul JJ Payack, September 19,2016 The conquest of Global English is nearly complete. It is impossible to hold back this tide. The Tsunami of English has already swept over the earth. The question now is how to adjust to this new reality. …

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  Top Trending Business Buzzwords for Global English in 2015   The World of Business as Reflected in English Language Buzzwords, Second Edition Austin, Texas, June 17, 2015– The Global Language Monitor has announced the Top Business Buzzwords of the Year, for Global English, the world’s pre-eminent language of commerce. “It is often noted that …

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The Stonehenge Watch The Original Smart Watch for the Neolithic Smart Set! $24.45 Guaranteed Christmas 2015 Delivery! 5,000 Years and Still Ticking! Are Superdelegates Just Another Form of Voter Suppression? Over the last several election cycles charges of ‘voter supression’ are often hurled against what used to be termed the ‘Loyal Opposition’. Most recently, the …

News

Individual GLM News Items published after September 7, 2008 link here. . Red Bull Top Ambusher at Vancouver;  P&G No. 1 Sponsor of any Kind Most Confusing High Tech Buzzwords of the Decade 2000-2009 Pandora from Avatar Wins Top HollyWord of 2009 Winter Olympics Ambush Marketers Tracked by TrendTopper Lady GaGa Top Fashion Buzzword of …

Pandora from Avatar Wins Top HollyWord of 2009

Beats out ‘Hurt Locker’ from The Hurt Locker, ‘Barley Pop’ from Crazy Heart, ‘Vampire’ from Twilight and ‘‘Squeakquel’ from Alvin and the Chipmunks.     7th Annual Global Survey by the Global Language Monitor Austin, TX. March 12, 2010.  ‘Pandora’ from James Cameron’s Avatar tops the 2009 list of words from Hollywood that most influenced …

‘Pandora’ from Avatar Wins Top HollyWord of 2009

. ‘Pandora’ from Avatar Wins Top HollyWord of 2009 followed by ‘Hurt Locker’ from The Hurt Locker, ‘Barley Pop’ from Crazy Heart, ‘Vampire’ from Twilight and ‘‘Squeakquel’ from Alvin and the Chipmunks. 7th Annual Global Survey by the Global Language Monitor Austin, TX. March 12, 2010.  ‘Pandora’ from James Cameron’s Avatar tops the 2009 list of …

Millionth Word Finalists Announced

English Language Millionth Word Finalists Announced, including:  alcopops, bangster, de-friend, n00b, quendy-trendy, slumdog, and wonderstar English to Pass Millionth Word June 10 at 10:22 am GMT Million Word March Now Stands at 999,824   Austin, Texas May 29, 2009 – The Global Language Monitor today announced the finalists for the Million Word March.  The English …