Top Trending Words for Global English in 2015, thus far
Current Number of Words in the English Language is 1,080,646.4 (May 8, 2015 estimate)
(Media-Newswire.com) - AUSTIN, Texas May 8, 2015 – Beast Mode, 'for convenience', and Thugs lead the Top Trending Words and Phrases of 2015, followed by Deflate Gate, and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, according to the current word trends in global English being tracked by the Global Language Monitor, the big data, trend tracking consultancy. This is preliminary to GLM's thirteenth annual Word of the Year ( #WOTY ) rankings that will be released at year-end.
"By the fifteenth year of the 20th century, the world was already awash in the trends that would influence the rest of the century, reaching all the way into the early 21st century." said Paul JJ Payack, chief word analyst, the Global Language Monitor. "The twenty-first century trends that accompany these words might similarly portend far greater events than we can ever imagine today."
The Top Trending Words of 2015 are listed below ( Rank, Word, and Comment ).
In December 2014, Austin, Texas-based GLM announced that the Smiley Emoji was the Global English Word of the Year for 2014.
To see the Top Words of 2014, and the Top Words, Phrases, and Names of the 21st century go here. The words are culled from throughout the English-speaking world, which now numbers more than 1.83 billion speakers ( January 2013 estimate ) GLM employs its NarrativeTracker technologies for global Internet and social media analysis. NarrativeTracker is based on global discourse, providing a real-time, accurate picture about any topic, at any point in time. NarrativeTracker analyzes the Internet, blogosphere, the top 300,000 print and electronic global media, as well as new social media sources as they emerge.
About the Global Language Monitor
In 2003, The Global Language Monitor ( GLM ) was founded in Silicon Valley by Paul J.J. Payack on the understanding that new technologies and techniques were necessary for truly understanding the world of Big Data, as it is now known. Payack had previously served as founding president of yourDictionary.com.
Today, from its home in Austin, Texas GLM provides a number of innovative products and services that utilize its ‘algorithmic services’ to help worldwide customers protect, defend and nurture their branded products and entities. Products include ‘brand audits’ to assess the current status, establish baselines, and competitive benchmarks for current intellectual assets and brands, and to defend products against ambush marketing.
These services are currently provided to the Fortune 500, the Higher Education market, high technology firms, the worldwide print and electronic media, and the global fashion industry, among others.
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