MicroEssay: The Future of Global English (400 Years in the Future)

A Microessay Essay by Paul JJ Payack The conquest of Global English is nearly complete. It is impossible to hold back this tide. The Tsunami of English has already swept over the earth. The question now is how to adjust to this new reality. I have several suggestions. The first would be to master the …

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The Future of Global English (400 Years in the Future) Dec.27,2016 MicroEssay by Paul JJ Payack, September 19,2016 The conquest of Global English is nearly complete. It is impossible to hold back this tide. The Tsunami of English has already swept over the earth. The question now is how to adjust to this new reality. …

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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 …

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Number of Living Languages:  6,912 Number of Words in the English Language:  998,773 Number of words in various langauges Chinese (various dialects): 500,000 + French: 100,000 German: 185,000 Russian: 195,000 Spanish: 225,000 + Japanese: 232,000 Hindi: 120,000 Arabic: 45,000 (though used in many more variations) Toki Pona:  197 Top Languages on the Internet 1 to …

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Flashback: Gulf Oil Spill and Rise of ‘the Narrative’ in Politics The Importance of Tracking Evolving Narratives . Gulf Oil Spill Vs. Katrina . Obama vs. BP The Lesson of the Gulf Oil Spill narrative is the importance of controlling the narrative, since whoever wins of the narrative, controls the story in terms of political …