Saturday, October 10, 2009

Here comes Panglish

"English as it is spoken today will have disappeared in 100 years and could be replaced by a global language called Panglish, researchers claim.

Children read gossip magazines over books

New words will form and meanings will change with the most dramatic changes being made by people learning English as a second language, says Dr Edwin Duncan, a historian of English at Towson University in Maryland, in the US."

from the Telegraph, via No Longer at Ease.