language in the news

Paul Hopper hopper at cmu.edu
Wed Jun 10 14:34:29 UTC 2009


Interesting. Now what we all want to know is; which English word was the
first?

;-)

- Paul Hopper



On Wed, June 10, 2009 9:04 am, s.t. bischoff wrote:
> thought some might find this of interest:
>
> *Millionth English word' declared*
>
>
> A US web monitoring firm has declared the millionth English word to be
> Web
> 2.0, a term for the latest generation of web products and services.
>
>
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8092549.stm
>
>
>


-- 
Prof. Dr. Paul J. Hopper
Senior Fellow
Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies
Albert-Ludwigs-Universit├Ąt Freiburg
Albertstr. 19
D-79104 Freiburg
and
Paul Mellon Distinguished Professor of Humanities
Department of English
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213



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