Friday, June 12, 2009
english reaches million word mark
"The winner - an expression for the next generation of the internet – narrowly defeated far jazzier choices, such as n00b (spelled with two zeroes), a variation on rookie, and “Jai ho” – a Hindi exclamation meaning victory."
"Mr. Payack's site tracks speech patterns and emerging words in English, the world's most common language, with 1.5 billion speakers, and its fastest growing."
D: IT'S! That is twice in one week the Globe and Mail could not figure that out!
For the love of all things holy, proof-read!!!!!!!!!!!
I miss the old black and white newspaper.
Nothing said "snob" quite like that.
And the money saved on colour ink could instead be used for quality of content.