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English as a neutral zone: Globish

Posted on the April 7th, 2010

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In English: “Globish: the worldwide dialect of the third millennium”
More than a lingua franca, the rapid adoption of ‘decaffeinated English’, according to the man who coined the term ‘Globish’, makes it the world’s most widely spoken language (by Robert McCrum, Guardian, Mar 29, 2010).

In italiano: “Il futuro è del globish”
Con un vocabolario di sole 1.500 parole e una grammatica semplificata, il globish è diventato la lingua franca del terzo millennio, scrive Robert McCrum sul Guardian (Internazionale, 5 aprile, 2010).

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