Farewell to David 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!

The Top Trending Words of 2015: ‘Beast Mode’, ‘for convenience’, & ‘Thugs’

Princess Charlotte is already Top Name Current Number of Words in the English Language is 1,080,646.4 (May 8, 2015 estimate)   AUSTIN, Texas May 82015 –  Beast Mode, ‘for convenience’, and Thugs lead the Top Trending Words and Phrases of 2015, followed by Deflate Gate, and  Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, according to the current word trends in global English being […]

Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana: Kate and Wills Go the Thoroughly Modern Route

Charlotte and Elizabeth ranked No. 2 and 3 on the contemporary name analysis May 4, 2015 Austin, TEXASThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have gone the thoroughly Modern Route in naming Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge — Charlotte Elizabeth Diane. The names Charlotte and Elizabeth ranked No. 2 and 3 on […]

‘Green’ Dethrones ‘Climate Change’ as the Top Earth Day Word for 2015

Global Language Monitor’s Earth Day Words that Changed the World analysis Since 1970 a whole new vocabulary has entered the English Language. New Words and New ‘Senses’ of Old Words   Austin, Texas,Earth Week April 2015. For the first time since its annual survey began, ‘Climate Change’  has been dethroned in the Global Language Monitor’s Earth […]

The Top Business Buzzwords of Global English for 2014

Second Annual Survey The World of Business as Reflected in English Language Buzzwords Austin, Texas, Easter Weekend, 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 own specialized vocabularly, and this can […]

Final Hollywood Award of the Season — Top words from Hollywood (HollyWords)

American Sniper and Selma Take Top Prizes Twelfth Annual Survey The Year in Film as Reflected in the English Language Austin, Texas, March 9, 2015.   ‘Your call’ from American Sniper has been named the Top HollyWords of the Year by the Global Language Monitor in its twelfth annual  Internet MediaBuzz SurveyThese were followed […]

Nine of 15 Brands Associated with Rio 2016 not Top Olympic Sponsors

New Brand Affiliation Index (BAI) Rankings for RIO 2016 Games Bridgestone makes a remarkable debut as a Top Sponsor Nike, though only an Official Supplier, has Clout of Top Sponsor February 27, 2015 Austin, Texas — Top Olympic Sponsors Coca-Cola, Bridgestone, McDonald’s and GE lead the Marketing Race for the RIO Summer Games according to a new analysis […]

The HeartEmoji (for love) is Top Word, Pope Francis topped by Ebola as Top Name, “Hands Up, No Shoot” is Top Phrase

Pope Francis Topped by Ebola for Top Name of 2014 (see below) “Hands Up, No Shoot” is the Top Phrase of the Year of 2014 (see below)   Documenting the year 2014 through English-language word usage Global Language Monitors 15th Annual Survey of Global English  AUSTIN, Texas,  December 2014  — The Emoji  ideograph for Heart (and Love)  is the Top […]

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