Web 2.0 Is The Millionth English Word

June 10, 2009 at 9:43 pm | Posted in contests | Leave a comment
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The word ” Web 2.0 has been crowned as the millionth English word, besting the Hinglish recent hugely popular word like”Jai Ho”and “Slumdog” both coined in India.

‘Jai ho’ — a song composed by A R Rahman — and ‘slumdog’ achieved English-language popularity through the multiple Academy Award Winner film ‘Slumdog Millionaire.”Slumdog’ refers to those residing in the slums of India. The Indian terms — Jai ho and Slumdog — finished no. 2 and no.4 respectively.

A US- based language monitoring group, The Global Language Monitor announced the results on Wednesday.

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