Tuesday, May 26, 2009

1,000,000 and Counting

From www.writers.com

The English language was expected to acquire its millionth word around April 29, according to Global Language Monitor, an organization in Austin, Texas, which uses software to track and analyze trends in language. They've now delayed the predicted date until sometime in June. (There's even a countdown clock: http://www.languagemonitor.com/).

Read more on the Washington Post book blog, Short Stack: http://tinyurl.com/chwt6r


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.