A million words and counting : how global English is rewriting the world / Paul J.J. Payack.Material type: BookCall no.: PE1073 .P39 2008Publication: New York, NY : Kensington Pub., c2008Description: xv, 208 p. : ill.ISBN: 9780806528571; 0806528575.Subject(s): English language -- Globalization | English language -- Social aspects | Language and culture
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
The million-word march -- From the corner of Hollywood and Vine : how movies and television help shape global culture -- The personal is political : how politics and current events shape public dialogue -- Study abroad : how foreign languages and worldwide English speakers are transforming the English language -- The cutting edge : how culture changes the way we communicate -- Working nine to five : how corporate culture contributes to the public vocabulary -- High-tech English : the languages of science and the Internet -- Language by the numbers : language stats -- The name game : people, places and things -- The wonder of language -- The future of global English.