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  • A new global tongue called "Panglish" is expected to take over in the decades ahead, experts say.

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  • Panglish has been vilified by English nativists afraid that their language is being gutted, and by lexical nationalists abroad terrified that panglish will sully local tongues.

    Five words shaping our future

  • But what's happening to English may be its own thing: It's mingling with so many more local languages than Latin ever did, that it's on a path toward a global tongue — what's coming to be known as Panglish.

    How English Is Evolving Into a Language We May Not Even Understand

  • Her story "We Have Always Spoken Panglish" is available at SciFiction, and she begins answering questions about it here with a discussion of the need for a U.S. Corps of Linguists.

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  • And the next day she had gone to her comset and contacted one of the two Goldies who spoke Panglish.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Two of the party (presumably the Golden equivalent of professional linguists) had arrived speaking a modest amount of Panglish; they had been able to learn the human language that served as a WorldSpeak on Terra, just from their surveillance of the planet.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • You speak Panglish, the computer translates it and prints it out as Moth, and you hand the printout to the Goldie to read.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Why weren't lots and lots of Goldies taking Panglish classes?

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • The Goldies had arrived almost decorously, sending a message in Panglish months in advance so that there would be no surprise, giving the people of Earth time to get used to the idea of visiting aliens.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • Did they think Panglish was too primitive to be worth their time?

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