New York Bests Paris for 2017 Top Global Fashion Capital Title

  Now Ranking the Top 63 Global Fashion Capitals  AUSTIN, Texas, September 2017 —  In 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 2017.  Since 2011, the Top spot has been traded between New York, Paris, and London, each taking the …

Paris Towers Over World of Fashion — as Top Global Fashion Capital

The Global Language Monitor’s 11th  Survey Paris nearly doubled Scores of New York and London   Paris Fashion Week, Autumn 2015, New York and Austin, Texas — Paris has stunned New York City toppling it from its one year reign as the Top Global Fashion Capital in the Global Language Monitor’s 11th Annual survey. London remained in the …

New York Takes Top Global Fashion Capital Title from London, edging past Paris

The Global Language Monitor’s 10th Annual Survey  The Difference between New York and Paris was 0.05%    And No. 4?  Los Angeles! Yes, LA. February Fashion Weeks, 2014 New York and Austin, Texas — New York has reclaimed the title of the Top Global Fashion Capital from London, which had held the tile for 2011 and 2012. …

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 Monitor’s annual ranking of the Top Fifty Fashion Capitals.  London and New York were followed by Barcelona, Paris …

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 …

New York Takes Top Global Fashion Capital Title from London, edging past Paris

The Global Language Monitor’s 10th Annual Survey  The Difference between New York and Paris was 0.05%    And No. 4?  Los Angeles! Yes, LA. February Fashion Weeks, 2014 New York and Austin, Texas — New York was reclaimed the title of the Top Global Fashion Capital from London, which had held the tile for 2011 …

Lady GaGa Top Fashion Buzzword for Upcoming Season

Michelle Obama (MObama) Falls from No.2 to No. 15 Austin, TX February 2, 2010 – Lady GaGa, the enigmatic yet near ubiquitous performance artist, was declared the Top Fashion Buzzword of the upcoming season by the Global Language Monitor. This is the first time that a name has topped the GLM’s rankings. Immediately following were …

Top FashionSpeak of Fall 2009/10 Season

Chiconomics, Michele Obama, Sheer, Metallics, and Gladiator     Top FashionSpeak of Upcoming Fall/Winter 2009/10 Season   Austin, TX February 5, 2009 – Chiconomics, Michele Obama, Sheer, Metallics, and Gladiator were named the Top Fashion Buzzwords of the of Upcoming Fall/Winter 2009/10 Season by the Global Language Monitor (www.LanguageMonitor.com).  New York Fashion Week begins February …

Chiconomics, Michele Obama, Sheer, Metallics, and Gladiator

Top FashionSpeak of Fall 2009/10 Season Chiconomics, Michele Obama, Sheer, Metallics, and Gladiator Top FashionSpeak of Upcoming Fall/Winter 2009/10 Season   Austin, TX February 5, 2009 – Chiconomics, Michele Obama, Sheer, Metallics, and Gladiator were named the Top Fashion Buzzwords of the of Upcoming Fall/Winter 2009/10 Season by the Global Language Monitor (www.LanguageMonitor.com).  New York …

Top Words for the First 15 Years of the 21st Century & What They Portend

                   Recently, The Global Language Monitor (GLM) announced that Truth is the Word of the Year for 2017. To See the Top Words, Phrases, and Names of 2017, click here A Brief Retrospective on the Nature of Truth and Why It Confuses Us So To Read How GLM’s Top Words of the Year Record …

Harvard Captures Top Politically (in)Correct Word of the Year Award

Global Language Monitor’s Ninth Biennial List of Top Politically (in)Correct Words for 2016 and 2015 “House Masters” No More Follows the lead of Los Angeles County Purchasing Department in 2004. Austin, Texas, 2016 — Harvard University captured the Top Politically (in)Correct Word of the Year Award in the Global Language Monitor’s Ninth Biennial List for 2016 and 2015. …

Which is the World’s Most Stylist City?

Which is the world’s most stylish city? The Global Language Monitor will be announcing the Top Global Fashion Capitals of the Decade thus far on Tuesday, February 7th, immediately preceding New York City’s Spring Fashion Week. For a quick overview of the Guardian’s overview, please click on the logo below. The Guardian  ‎May 31, 2016‎ The Global …

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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 …

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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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  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 …

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Top Words of 2009 Top Word of 2009: Twitter Followed by Obama, H1N1, Stimulus, and Vampire “King of Pop” is Top Phrase; “Obama” is top name Austin, TX November 29, 2009 – The Global Language Monitor has announced that Twitter is the Top Word of 2009 in its annual global survey of the English language. …

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Politics 2016: Fighting the Last War, Again It used to be said, that old soldiers are always fighting the last war. That they are trained in the techniques and strategies that were acquired on battlefields past, and the old lessons don’t always apply to the current fields of battle. In 2016, this lesson does not …

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The Stonehenge Watch The Original Smart Watch for the Neolithic Smart Set! $24.45 Guaranteed Christmas 2015 Delivery! 5,000 Years and Still Ticking! Are Superdelegates Just Another Form of Voter Suppression? Over the last several election cycles charges of ‘voter supression’ are often hurled against what used to be termed the ‘Loyal Opposition’. Most recently, the …

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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 …

GLM 2011 Posts Retrospective

Danger of long-term effects Fukushima fallout little discussed in media   Prevailing view harmless, Opposing views called laced with hysteria AUSTIN, Texas. March 23, 2011. With radioactive elements from Japans Fukushima Daiiachi disaster finally reaching the continental US this week, the Global Language Monitor’s NarrativeTracker has found that the possible long-term dangers of Fukushima Daiiachis …

Names

Names The Top Names of 2007 with commentary follow. 1. Al Gore – Conveniently, doesn’t need the presidency to top the list. 2. The Decider — George W. Bush, still president after all these years. 3. Bono – U2’s front man out in front on Third World debt relief. 4. Obama & Hillary — Barack’s name now qualifies as …