Say Hello to the Millionth English Word

Lexicographers say they've found the millionth English word

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

The English language is a rich and wondrous thing and just got its millionth word: Web-2.0. Global Language Monitor, which searches the internet for new words, claims that that is a word: it's been used 25,000 times, the GLM's standard for recognition. The firm says a new word is born on average every 98 minutes. Joining us from London is Lawrence Pollard, BBC Arts Correspondent.

Guests:

Lawrence Pollard

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Farai Chideya

Contributors:

Sitara Nieves

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