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Brief Sartorial Overview of the White House

                  Sartorial choices of the residents of the White House have long been setting the tongues of both the press and scalawags awaggin’, since before the White House (nee the President’s Palace), was even constructed.President Washington set the tone for those to follow with his commanding presence, […]

The Impact of Fashion on Presidential Campaigns

 Read Vanessa Friedman’s Take in the New York Times Austin, Texas February 1, 2016   The 2016 major-party election candidates provide perhaps as broad a set of individuals as ever assembled for the Quadrennial White House scramble: a brash New Your billionaire, with perhaps another waiting on the sideline, a former first Lady (and senator […]

Number of Words in the English Language

1,035,877.3 Number of Words in the English LanguageJanuary 1, 2016 estimate . Shakespeare Created 1700 Words in His Lifetime The number of words in the English language is :  1,035,877.3  This is the estimate by the Global Language Monitor for January 1, 2016. The English Language passed the Million Word threshold on June 10, 2009 at 10:22 a.m. (GMT). […]

Microaggression is Top Word, Trump the Top Name, Migrant Crisis the Top Phrase for Worldwide English for 2015

Documenting the year 2015 through English-language word usage Global Language Monitors 16th Annual Survey of Global English here AUSTIN, Texas,  December 28, 2015  — Microaggression is the Top Word, Donald J. Trump the Top Name, and Migrant Crisis the Top Phrase, of 2015.  This is the 16th Annual survey of the English language by the Global Language Monitor. Microaggression is […]

Top Words for the First 15 Years of the 21st Century & the Trends They Portend

  Austin, Texas, November 7, 2015 — One hundred years agoin the year 1915 to be precisea number of historical trends had already been set in motion that would come to dominate the rest of the century, for better or for ill.   The Global Language Monitor, which tracks global trends though the Big Data-based analysis […]

The Top Words of the Year A.D. 2115, a Hundred Years Hence

Attention:  Embargoed until Tuesday, November 3, 2115Call for exceptions. info@LanguageMonitor.com or 001 512 815 8836  Austin, Texas Federation, November 3, 2115 — The Galactic Language Monitor  (GLM), which tracks global trends though the Big Data-based analysis of Global English, has recently completed its 112th annual global survey. The words are culled from throughout the English-speaking world, […]

Map of the Re-Federalised United States, AD 2076

The Back Story to The Re-Federalised United States (RFUS) in AD 2076 Attention:  Embargoed until Tuesday, November 3, 2115Call for exceptions. info@LanguageMonitor.com or 001 512 815 8836 Austin, Texas Federation, November  3, 2115 — As a public service GLM (Galactic Language Monitor, nee the Global Language Monitot) provides this overview on the birth of […]

Phrase of the Day: Settled Science

  Phrase of the Day:  Settled Science As thoughtful readers have learned since the launch of the Global Language Monitor in the fall of 2003all objectivity in media is suspect, and for good reason.  The non-bias claimed on all sides of the political equation is itself, biased, since all media have come to see their particular viewpoint as objective […]

For candidates, how they say what they say matters

    Listen to the KABC (Los Angeles) Radio Interview   “It doesnt matter if youre speaking to a Harvard intellectual or a Midwestern farmer or a motorcycle gang member,” said Paul J.J. Payack, president of Global Language Monitor, which analyzes trends and language. “Good communication is good communication. . . . ‘Ive got a […]

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