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New York Bests Paris for 2017 Top Global Fashion Capital Title

  Now Ranking the Top 63 Global Fashion Capitals  AUSTIN, Texas, September 2017 —&thinspIn another close battle between New York and Paris, New York took four of the five categories to take the Top Global Fashion Capitals crown for 2017Since 2011, the Top spot has been traded between New YorkParis, and London, each taking the […] Read more

Of Continuing Interest …

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

    The English language well represents the tumultuous and tempestuous world of today.   Excellent Question, Will …   August 2017, Austin, TEXAS, and NEW YORK (Update) — 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

In the News, Some Classics

GLM In the News: A Selection The Global Language Monitor is used as a media source for the print and electronic media around the globe. Hundreds of news articles around the world incorporate GLM research every yea. You can find links to some of the classic examples below. Nikki Tundel (MPR) on Climate Change RAI […] Read more

The ThoughtTopper Institute

Analyzing What is Real  and What is True in the News   Before it became a global scandalGLM had been analyzing the reality behind the News. Helping discerning thinkers to understand a Higher Level of Fake News™     The articles included in this ThoughtTopper Institute series were first drafted by Paul JJ Payack over the […] Read more

More GLM in the News …

        Der Spiegel Chinglish Die Sache mit dem Ding   Globe and Mail (Canada) Spread the Word, English is Unstoppable   ZDNet Hooray! ‘SOA’ voted most ‘confusing acronym of the year’   Chinese Lecture Series A General Survey of Translation   The Sunday Times (UK) Tweet, blog, text: the words that define the […] 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

Truthiness and Wikiality

By Jim Cheng, USA TODAY Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert adds words like “Truthiness” and “Wikiality” to the TV lexicon; plus, Elton John issues his hip-hop producer wish list.     Colbert’s ‘truthiness’ strikes a chord “Truthiness” and “Wikiality,” two words popularized by political satirist Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, were named the top […] Read more

HollyWord Name Game

Just plain Bill banned in Hollywood name game Jun. 1, 2006 at 5:59 PM Reuters If you have ever wondered what’s in a name, consider: Brooklyn, Moxie Crimefighter, Bluebell Madonna, Suri, Phinneaus, Apple and, debuting just last week, Shiloh. All these are names that celebrities have bestowed upon their newborns in their quest for the […] Read more

Washington Post: Your One-in-a-Million, or -ion Bombardment

  GLM’s Editor’s Note:  Thanks o the Washington Post for creating this bit of linguistic sophistry.  After nearly a decade, we are pleased/disappointed to announce that NOT One of these entries has wriggled itself into the English language.  More the pity.  — PJJP Report From Week 665 In which we took suggestions for the 1 millionth […] 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

Some Useful Links

Flashback: Gulf Oil Spill and Rise ofthe Narrativein Politics Colleen Ross:  How Obama Lost Control of the Oil-Spill Narrative Clarence Page:  How stories, true or not, drive politics Mandela Tops All Media Funerals, except John Paul IIs, Since 1997 Obama and the null set narrative http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/the-administration/302749-obama-and-the-null-set-narrative#ixzz2UuzupYr7 The Final Narrative of Barack Obama Protected: […] 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

Stonehenge Watch and the Great American Eclipse

Now available for $19.95 Order by clicking on the Link below! The Must-Have Gadget for the “Great American Eclipse, August 21   The Eclipse Predictor (American Journal of Physics) The Original Smart WatchGuaranteed Delivery! 5,000 Years and Still Ticking! ##################################################### </p> <div class=”statcounter”><a title=”shopify site analytics” href=”http://statcounter.com/shopify/” target=”_blank”><img class=”statcounter” src=”http://c.statcounter.com/10507672/0/5886fe72/1/” alt=”shopify site analytics”></a></div> <p> #####################################################

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