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“Web 2.0” is Millionth Word in English Dictionary

by David Brooks | 11.06.2009
According to Cnet, the millionth word to be added to the English Dictionary is “Web 2.0”. See below for a quote from Cnet:

“English contains more words than any other language on the planet and added its millionth word early Wednesday, according to the Global Language Monitor, a Web site that uses a math formula to estimate how often words are created.

The site estimates the millionth English word, “Web 2.0″ was added to the language Wednesday at 5:22 a.m. ET. The term refers to the second, more social generation of the Internet….”

Read the full article here, or John Battelle’s take here.