A Million Words and Counting
How Global English Is Rewriting the WorldBook - 2009
Where do new words come from? Hollywood? Pop culture? Technology? The internet? Corporate boardrooms? How do events of the day, from tsunamis to political spin doctors, influence language? And how does the rampant proliferation of email and text messaging affect Global English? Harvard-educated word maven and author Paul Payack addresses these questions and many more by turning his eye on technology, fashion and television to investigate the global tapestry of English.
Publisher: New York : Kensington Pub., , c2008.
Characteristics: xv, 208 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.