Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Apr 6 14:16:28 UTC 2010

At 12:01 AM -0400 4/6/10, James Harbeck wrote:
>A name has been given to that variety of English (or, more
>reasonably, those varieties of English) used by speakers of other
>languages as a lingua franca.
I don't think it'll have legs; there's no attempt to capture the
specifically *English* character of "Global English".  Globish could
be any lingua franca, from Latin to Esperanto to Earthian.  (If
people on Mars speak Martian, people here must speak Earthian.)


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