Monthly Archives: January 2010

2009’s Top New Words

‘Unfriend,’ ‘Twitter’ and ‘podcast’ are the top new words of 2009 according to the New Oxford American Dictionary and Global Language Monitor respectively. And guess what: the French Dictionary, Le Petit Larousse added those same three words! It published the … Continue reading

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New words are fun!

Many new English words were born in 2009. Were the same born in French? If so, are the phenomena – environmental, political, social, technological – similar in both countries? They seem to be. The strange thing is that, out of … Continue reading

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