‘Jai Ho’ is the new mantra for possibilities across the world. It is everywhere! Thus Danny Boyle’s movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire‘ is influencing English language.
Global Language Monitor (GLM) is an organization that documents, analyzes and tracks trends in language the world over, with a particular emphasis upon Global English. According to it, ‘Jai Ho!’ and ‘Slumdog’ from Slumdog Millionaire top the 2008 list of words from Hollywood that most influenced the English Language in 2008.
Other interesting statistics from 2008 by Global Language Monitor:
1. Financial Tsunami
2. Global Warming
3. “Yes, We Can!”
1. Barack Obama
2. George W. Bush
3. Michael Phelps