According to Paul JJ Payack of The Global Language Monitor a company that analyzes worldwide word trends the English language will reach 1,000,000 words by June 10, 2009 at 10:22 AM GMT.
Since English is the top global language, Payack anticipates that the millionth word will appear in India, China, or wherever theres a fusion of English with another dialect a fertile ground for word creation.
He figures the millionth word will be something related to pop culture maybe a term having to do with the Swine Flu and must be widespread enough to have at least 25,000 citations in the media.
Payack says a new English word is created every 98 minutes, and with 14.7 new words a day, the language is growing faster than ever before even faster than when Shakespeare was around.
He attributes the quick development of words to the Internet, which spreads terms at lightning speeds to all corners of the globe.
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