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 Katrina Disaster, Biblical, Global Warming, […]

‘Godzilla El Nino’ Added to English Language Lexicon

Controversy regarding the blooming El Nino in the Pacific ‘Godzilla El Nino’ Added to English Language Lexicon Austin, Texas, April 17, 2015  The decision by a reputable meteorologist to describe the burgeoning El Nino as a ‘godzilla El Nino’ has been decried by many in the weather community.  The Global Language Monitor, has announced that the […]

PAC-12 Upsets Big Ten for Top Academic Reputation After Conference Realignment

              The Rankings:  1. PAC 12, 2. Big Ten, 3. SEC, 4. ACC, 5. Big 12 Austin, TEXAS July 29, 2015 — Some five years after what has come to be known as Conference Realignment, the impact on the academic reputation at highest level of Collegiate Athletics is becoming […]

Elite Private College ‘Brands’ hit by the Backlash Against Elites, Entitlement & Privilege

Winners Appear Across the Spectrum:  Elite Public Institutions, Technical and Specialized Schools  2016 TrendTopper MediaBuzz of the Top 419 College Brands, 10th Edition Austin, Texas, July 20, 2015 — For the first time, the ‘brands’ of elite private colleges have been hit by the backlash against elites, entitlement and privilege. In fact, for the first time, a major […]

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 the world of business includes its own specialized vocabularly, and […]

Evolve, Trigger & Almond Shaming Top Global Language Monitor’s Politically (in)Correct Words of 2015

For Immediate Release For more information, call +1 512 815 8836 or email infor@languagemonitor.com The Eighth Survey of Global English   Austin, Texas, June 10, 2015 &#8212Evolve, Trigger & Almond Shaming Top Global Language Monitor’s Politically (in)Correct Words of 2015.  This is the The Global Language Monitor’s eighth survey of Global English, the worlds first, true […]

Flashback from 2014: FIFA Corruption Scandal Impacts World Cup Marketing Partners

  FIFA Corruption Scandal Impacts World Cup Marketing Partners June 13, 2014, Austin, TEXAS — The apparent disarray in Brazil, and the looming corruption scandal involving the Qatar bid for 2022 World Cup, has had outsized impact on FIFA 2014 Sponsors and Partners.  This according to an analysis completed by the Global Language Monitor the first day […]

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 […]

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