Leslie Dunton-Downer writes about the "porousness" of the English language in her book, The English is Coming!: How One Language is Sweeping the World. Global English takes in new words from other languages and sends them back out. With over 170 languages spoken in Queens alone, New York City is primed to spur that process along. Which words do you think will show up in global English next? Nominate a word from ANOTHER language that Americans should adopt as part of global English and listen on October 29th for Leslie Dunton-Downer's ideas about what's next for global English.
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