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Merriam Webster Dictionary - 2012 : The Year in Words. Les néologismes. Néologismes & anglicismes. Must have Le 03 avril 2014 Néologismes & anglicismes Quelle étrange formule !

Néologismes & anglicismes

On est passé d’une forme verbale, you must have, « vous devez avoir », à un substantif, un must (have). Et qu’est-ce donc qu’il est si important d’avoir ? Faudra-t-il bientôt ajouter dans les livres de grammaire ou dans les ouvrages de rhétorique une nouvelle partie du discours, cette « injonction de subordination », must (have), ou faudra-t-il parler de « devoir d’achat » ? Running Une nouvelle activité physique est apparue, qui, assurément, n’avait jamais encore été pratiquée. News Le 06 mars 2014 Le nom anglais News signifie « nouvelle(s) » ou « information(s). Replay Le nom anglais Replay se rencontre le plus souvent dans la locution adverbiale hybride en replay et entre dans des expressions comme voir en replay, écouter en replay. Process Le 06 février 2014 L’anglais process a été emprunté du français processus aux environs de l’an 1300.

Updater Asap Le 06 janvier 2014 Scorer Flyer Le 05 décembre 2013 Look, touch Pages.

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L'Actualité langagière – Traduction, interprétation et autres services linguistiques – TPSGC. 2013 Words of the Year. Collins Word of the Year 2013 is... - Blog - Words & Language - Collins Dictionary. Posted by Lucy Mangan @ Thursday 12 December 2013 Hurrah!

Collins Word of the Year 2013 is... - Blog - Words & Language - Collins Dictionary

Christmas is nearly here. Time to unpack the box of word-baubles the year has given us, wind a few glittering strings of semantics round the tree, sit back and drink deeply of their twinkling delights. Time, in short, to introduce Collins’ words of the year; welcome to our window on 2013. Twerking Such a beautiful word for such a beautiful action - the rapid jerking up and down of one’s (possibly yours, usually those of Miley Cyrus, definitely not mine unless something goes really radically wrong at the office party this year) buttocks in a manner that may strike some as provocative and others as reminiscent of the movement of a small mammal with a serious case of worms gaining some relief against the nearest tree trunk.

Bitcoin People are talking about this as if we should all understand it. Olinguito The name given to the first new carnivorous species to be identified in the western hemisphere in 35 years. Word Spy. New Words and Phrases For Pets and Animals. Top Ten Lists - Merriam-Webster Online. Neologisms. A neologism is an invented or artificial word.


The purpose of this entry is to highlight the areas in which new words have been created by people to fulfil a specific purpose (eg the word 'laser' was invented to describe something new). Invented Words in Science When scientists invent or discover something new, it requires a name or some other way of referring to it. Sometimes it is named after the inventor or discoverer, like Murphy's Law, and sometimes this leads to a new word entering the language, like 'diesel' for the engine invented by Rudolf Diesel and the fuel it runs on.

At other times a new word is used that finds its way into everyday language (or is at least recognised by nearly everyone). Invented Words That Replace Swear Words In order for literature/TV/Film to become more widely available and achieve better sales, writers often coin new words that replace swear words. Literary Figures who Invented Words The master of the made-up word is Lewis Carroll.

Further Reading. Language Log. An important rallying cry and usage distinction made by allies of undocumented workers in the current cultural battle over immigration in the United States is Elie Wiesel's assertion above: "No human being is illegal.

Language Log

" In the quote, Wiesel gives examples of the kinds of adjectives that he feels can denote properties of people (fat, skinny, beautiful, right, and wrong). On the other hand, calling a person 'illegal', he says, is a contradiction in terms. Here's a more elaborated statement of the idea, quoted from this website When one refers to an immigrant as an "illegal alien," they are using the term as a noun. They are effectively saying that the individual, as opposed to any actions that the individual has taken, is illegal. What are the linguistic underpinnings of the intuition that using the term illegal alien implies that a person's existence is illegal? Read the rest of this entry » Réseau social auteurs et amoureux des mots.