Globish

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Blend of global +‎ English, late 20th c.

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Globish

  1. A simplified version of the English language, not created but consisting of the most common English words and phrases, enabling non-English-speakers to communicate.
    • 2011, Robert McCrum, Globish: How English Became the World's Language, W. W. Norton & Company (ISBN 9780393339772), page 280
      Across a dozen different time zones, financial journalists in each of these cities filed reports for their national desks, but the language of the crisis was unvaryingly Globish. European finance ministers held urgent press conferences, addressing  []

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