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Hillary at 7th Grade level, Trump at 6th in First Presidential Debate

September 28, 2016.  Austin, Texas.  In an exclusive analysis by the Global Language Monitor, Monday night’s first presidential debate was found to be tough and hard fought, fiery and feisty.  It was everything it was built up to be — and less. Apparently, those endless hours of preparation worked well for Hillary, while Trump’s dozens of speaking engagements (and live press conferences) […] Read more

Early GLM History

Some history about Paul JJ Payack and his founding of yourDictionary.com and transformation into the Global Language Monitor

Presidential Debates

Historic Presidential Debates and others (such as Lincoln-Douglass) to the Present … Historic Analyses of Inaugural addresses and other US Historical Speeches …. ##################################################### #####################################################

Dictionary Publishers Going Digital (NYTimes)

In the News Reproduced with permission from The New York Times Dictionary Publishers Going Digital A Low Margin Business Sees Profits on the Web By David D. Kirkpatricklogomachy ( n. an argument about words) is brewing on the Web.August 21, 2000Houghton Mifflin plans to publish the fourth edition of the American Heritage dictionary […] Read more

yourDictionary.com Announces Purchase of ‘Web of Online Dictionaries’

In the News Media Alert: yourDictionary.com Announces Purchase of ‘Web of Online Dictionaries’ Creates the Premier Global Portal for Language on the Worldwide WebJanuary 3, 2000, King of Prussia, PA, — yourDictionary.com (YDC), world’s most complete, and authoritative portal for language, and language-related products and services on the world wide web, today announced the acquisition […] Read more

Inaugural Address Analysis Shows Bush’s Ranking Against Predecessors

In the News Inaugural Address Analysis Shows Bush’s Ranking Against Predecessors yourDictionary.com provides linguistic analysis in historical contextDANVILLE, CALIFORNIA. JANUARY 20, 2001. yourDictionary.com (YDC), the premier global language portal, today released its linguistic analysis of President George W. Bush’s inaugural address. President Bush delivered the nation’s 54th inaugural address on the steps of the Capitol […] Read more

YDC Appoints of Paul J.J. Payack as President

In the News Media Alert: yourDictionary.com Announces Appointment of Paul J.J. Payack as President and Chief Executive Officer Strengthens Management Team of the Premier Global Portal for Language on the Worldwide WebJuly 26, 2000, DANVILLE, CA, — yourDictionary.com (YDC), the most comprehensive, and authoritative portal for language, and language-related products and services on the worldwide […] Read more

Presidential Debates Mirror Long-Term School Decline

In the News Media Alert: Presidential Debates Rank at Grade School LevelTo view the complete report go to:http://www.yourdictionary.com/library/presart1.htmlOctober 10, Danville, CA. — Researchers at yourDictionary.com (YDC), the premier language portal on the Web, have performed a detailed analysis of the current series of Presidential debates and the major-party convention acceptance speeches for patterns of word […] Read more

Presidential Debates Rank at Grade School Level

In the News Media Alert: Presidential Debates Rank at Grade School Level Presidential Debates Mirror Long-Term School DeclineTo view the complete report go to:http://www.yourdictionary.com/library/presart1.html   October 10, Danville, CA. — Researchers at yourDictionary.com (YDC), the premier language portal on the Web, have performed a detailed analysis of the current series of Presidential debates and the […] Read more

Bush, Gore Keep Their Talk Plain

In the News Reprinted with permission from Encyclopaedia Britannica Bush, Gore Keep Their Talk Plain By Adam Zoll(Britannica.com), Oct. 11, 2000If the language used in this year’s presidential debates seems a little, well, basic to you, there may be a good reason for that. According to a study by the website yourDictionary.com, the […] Read more