Sunday, March 23, 2008

English on statistical deathbed

According to the statistics provided by the Global Language Monitor English is only 4,882 words short of a million.

I mentioned Paul JJ Payack's accounting project a month ago. So why bring it up again?

Because in an entire month not a single new word has entered the English Language! Not one. No explanation has been given for this stagnant spell.


  1. It's the kids! They're killing English!

  2. I used "Jeremiahwrightish" in a comment on Monica's page last week... shouldn't that be a new word?


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