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English gets it’s millionth word June 10, 2009

Filed under: Vocabulario Inglés — profesoraingles @ 8:18 pm
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New English words

Web 2.0: the second generation of the Internet

n00b: a new or inexperienced user, usually with technology

Jai Ho: an exclamation of victory, from Hindi

slumdog: an unkind term for a person who lives in a slum

cloud computing: services delivered via the Internet

carbon neutral: an activity that doesn’t produce heat-trapping carbon emissions

Source: Global Language Monitor

http://edition.cnn.com/2009/TECH/06/10/million.words/index.html

 

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