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 “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 Word for […]

The Various Global Language Monitor Word of the Year Schedules

GLM Words of the Year Schedules No. 1, Words, Names and Phrases of 2014 will be announced during the US Thanksgiving Week, Tuesday November 25 No. 2, Top Business Buzzwords (50) will be announced in early December. No.3, Top Words of the Quindecennial of the 21st century will be announced in mid-December. No. 4, Top Words, One Hundred Years Hence […]

Answers to Unasked Questions From the Mid-Terms

Austin, Texas November 17, 2014 — Since the US Mid-Term Elections, the Global Language Monitor have compiled a list of the major global trends that were not specifically addressed by either party. In 2014 to better understand these issues, GLM has structured these topics as “Answers to Unasked questions”.   “Since 2004, GLM has analyzed […]

Ebola-tracker Global Survey: No Hysteria but Plenty of Fear (and Concern)

This is one of a series; for the entire series go here: Definition of Hysteria and Panic Little evidence of ‘hysteria,’ ‘hysterical thinking,’ or ‘panic’ October 27, 2014,  Austin, TEXAS — In a TrendTopper MediaBuzz analysis of top global print and electronic media the Global Language Monitor (GLM) has found little evidence of ‘hysteria,’ ‘hysterical thinking,’ […]

WHO: “No evidence that the epidemic is being brought under control…”

This is one of a series; for the entire series go here:   Update: Dallas Healthcare Worker Following Full CDC-recommended Procedures Tests Positive for Ebola…. October 12, 2014 (Updated) Global Language Monitor’s Ebola Tracker, a Language and Logic (LAL) assessment the various announcements, updates and projections issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), the CDC, […]

Ebola-Tracker: Many Targets and Deadlines Announced by WHO, UN, and CDC Pass Without Comment

This is one of a series; for the entire series go here:   “A medical blitzkrieg across national boundaries” Ebola-Tracker: Many Targets and Deadlines Announced by WHO and CDC Pass Without Comment October 2, 2014  Global Language Monitor’s Ebola Tracker, a Language and Logic (LAL) assessment the various announcements, updates and projections issued by the […]

Ebola Worst Case Scenario: 1 Billion cases by August 2015?

This is one of a series; for the entire series go here: Worst Case Scenario: 1 Billion cases by August 2015 September 24, 2014  Global Language Monitor’s Ebola Tracker’s analysis from the CDC’s Worst Case Scenario: 1 Billion cases by August 1, 2015 with a greater than 50fatality rate.  The current fatality rate is about 71% […]

Ebola-Tracker: Language and Logic (LAL)-based Assessment of the Ebola Pandemic

This is one of a series; for the entire series go here: The Ebola-tracker is the Big Data language analysis of the official numbers and updates released by the World Health Organization (and the CDC) and the conversations surrounding the numbers by various  experts in various fields.. GLM’s Analysis is a Language and Logic (LAL)-based assessment […]

“All Things New York City” are the Top Fashion Buzzwords of 2014

TheSeventh Annual Analysis by the Global Language Monitor   NEW YORK, September 12, 2014 –​ “All things New York” has been named the Top Fashion Buzzword for 2014, in the Global Language Monitorsseventh annual ranking.  Attitude, RedsUnderbut(t) and Visible Panty Lines (VPLfollow.  Boyfriend Jeans,  Side Boobs, The Kardashian Clan, Robe-style Coatsand Pastels follow.   Read Vanessa […]

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