Babel | Jul 23, 2012 | 5:35

Marcel Danesi (Interview)

Creative new words are popping up daily on the internet, in boardrooms and in classrooms. A recent study by Harvard University and Google shows that English has been expanding by 8500 words per year, and now stands at more than one million words. But with so many words entering the English lexicon, are we actually using them? Babel explores whether we appreciate the value of words, and whether it matters.

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