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Top Words of the Year 2017 — Tumultuous Words for Tempestuous Year

    The English language well represents the tumultuous and tempestuous world of today.   Excellent Question, Will …   July 24, 2017, Austin, TEXAS, and NEW YORK — The Global Language Monitor (GLM) today announced the Top Words of the Year (#WOTYfor 2017. Truth continues as the Top Word of the Year, while Narrative continues in second […] Read more

Paris Towers Over World of Fashion — as Top Global Fashion Capital

The Global Language Monitors 11th  Survey Paris nearly doubled Scores of New York and London   Paris Fashion Week, Autumn 2015, New York and Austin, TexasParis has stunned New York City toppling it from its one year reign as the Top Global Fashion Capital in the Global Language Monitors 11th Annual survey. London remained in the […] Read more

All Things New York Cityare the Top Fashion Buzzwords of 2014

The Seventh Annual Analysis by the Global Language Monitor   NEW YORK, September 12, 2014 – “All things New Yorkhas been named the Top Fashion Buzzword for 201 4, in the Global Language Monitors seventh annual ranking.  Attitude, RedsUnderbut(t) and Visible Panty Lines (VPLfollow.  Boyfriend Jeans,  Side Boobs, The Kardashian Clan, Robe-style Coatsand Pastels follow. “All Things […] Read more

Londonis the Top Fashion Buzzword for 2013

First time a city has topped the ranking The Sixth Annual Analysis by the Global Language Monitor New York, February 21, 2013 –  The city of London has been named the Top Fashion Buzzword for 2013, in the Global Language Monitors sixth annual ranking. London breaks the two year chart topping by the Duchess of […] Read more

London Edges New York for Top 2012 Global Fashion Capital

Ninth Annual Ranking Now Includes Fifty-five Cities September 6, 2012,  New York and Austin, Texas.   London has been crowned the Top Global Fashion Capital, edging out New York for the second year in a row, according to the Global Language Monitors annual ranking of the Top Fifty Fashion Capitals.  London and New York were followed by BarcelonaParis […] Read more

Kate MiddletonBrandTops London Olympics Sponsors in New Brand Affiliation Study

The Duchess Effect Meets the London Olympics   Kate previously helps London achieve Top Global Fashion Capital status …  after toppling Lady Gaga for Top Fashion Buzzword Austin, Texas. May 17, 2012.  The Duchess Effect Meets the Summer Games, indeed.  According to the Global Language Monitors  London 2012 Ambush Marketing May 15 Updateeven the Summer Games are encountering […] Read more

Top 2012 Global Fashion Capitals

Eighth Annual Ranking Presence of media favorites, Princess Kate and Alexander McQueen, Tip the Scales away from New York Berlin and Singapore Break into the Top Ten; New Delhi slips farther behind Mumbai as does Melbourne behind Sydney August 21, 2011 NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas.   London has overtaken New York City as the Top […] Read more

London Overtakes New York as Top Global Fashion Capital

Eighth Annual Ranking Presence of media favorites, Princess Kate and Alexander McQueen, Tip the Scales away from New York Berlin and Singapore Break into the Top Ten New Delhi slips farther behind Mumbai as does Melbourne behind Sydney August 21, 2011 NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas.   London has overtaken New York City as the Top […] Read more

The Duchess Effect Top Fashion Buzzword of 2012

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Top 15 HollyWORDS of The Year

WBAL, Baltimore, NBC Nightly News Naturally, I’m way too uncreative and lazy to actually have come up with this list; it comes courtesy of the Global Language Monitor. I have no idea who they are or what they do, but I’m relatively sure they’ve put some severe sanctions on Sarah from Real World Philly, whose […] Read more

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

  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 […] Read more

Backstory to, and Map of, the Re-Federalised United States, AD 2076

The Back Story to The Re-Federalised United States (RFUS) in AD 2076 Warning: Do not post until AD 2076 Austin, Texas Federation, November  3, 2076 — As a public service GLM (Galactic Language Monitor), nee the Global Language Monitor) provides this overview on the birth of the Re-Federalised United States. “The first fifteen years of the […] Read more

Covfefe Now Validated as an English-language Word

Austin, Texas, June 6, 2017  — According to the Global Language MonitorCovfefe has been validated as an English-language word.  This according to the methodology established early in the 21st century by GLM.  Earlier today, a simple Google search resulted in some 17,000,000 citations, with close to 500,000 news stories. Baidu, the Chinese ‘Google-equivalent’ also produced a cascading number of  Covfefe-related […] Read more

Bushisms

MisunderestimateTops List of All-Time Bushisms   Compendium of Fifteen of the PresidentsGreatest Hits’   Austin, TX January 9, 2009  – The Top All-Time Bushisms were released earlier today by the Global Language Monitor (www.LanguageMonitor.com). Topping the List were: Misunderestimate, Mission Accomplished, Brownie, youve done a heck of a job! Im the decider, and I use […] Read more

Analyzing Social Narratives

  The Global Language Monitor has been analyzing social narratives since introducing NarrativeTracker services a decade ago.  GLM was the first analytics organization to apply its algorithms to the political arena.  Many of the results have been published in The Hill,  the influential Washington, DC journal.    

Farewell to Letterman

Top Ten Words of 2010 on Letterman Over the years the Global Language Monitor and David Letterman have crossed paths a number of times.  This Top Ten List send-up remains among our favorites! </p> <div class=”statcounter”><a title=”click tracking” href=”http://statcounter.com/” target=”_blank”><img class=”statcounter” src=”http://c.statcounter.com/1434069/0/3c42bc4e/0/” alt=”click tracking”></a></div> <p>

EMOJI: Global Word of the Year for 2014

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Top Trending Business Buzzwords, 3rd Edition

Top Trending Business Buzzwords, 3rd Edition 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 the world of business includes its […] Read more

Egad! What’s the ‘chad’ ?

  Egad! What’s the ‘chad’ blocking the path to the White House?   November 13, 2000 Web posted at: 11:19 a.m. EST (1619 GMT) ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) — The final answer to who’s going to be the next U.S. president may be determined by “chad.”   GALLERY Chads through history   GLOSSARY Not ready for Webster’s: What […] Read more

“ArnoldSpeak” Has Crowds Listening (2003)

“Arnoldspeak” Has Crowds Listening By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - He may mispronounce “California” and his plans for the state have been slammed as a series of “one-liners”. But even critics concede that Arnold Schwarzenegger is an effective communicator on the campaign trail. In a page lifted from the playbook of his idol Ronald […] Read more

Global Language Monitor: Top Global English Word of 2016 is a Meme

Top Global English Word of 2016 is a Meme May 1, 2017, Austin, TEXAS and NEW YORK — The Global Language Monitor (GLM) today announced that the Global English Word of the Year for 2016 is not a word but a meme: the blood-soaked image of Omran Daqneesh, five years old, sitting in an ambulance while awaiting […] Read more