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  • New English Words - Part 4

    Miloš Matović 11.03.2016 Consulting

    New English Words - Part 4

    Every language is a living organism, adopting, creating and reflecting the new concepts from every area of human experience. English is the most widely used language of the Computer age and its lexical stock is expanded daily, with the new, mostly technology-related words. This series of articles features some of the most interesting new English words.

    Bling - Expensive clothes and jewelry. Chillax - A blend of "calm down" and "relax". Crunk - Full of energy. Green Monday – Second Monday in December when online retailers offer free or reduced shipping charges. Elephant deal – A business ...
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  • 10 English Words that Originally Meant Something Quite Different

    Miloš Matović 04.03.2016 Consulting

    10 English Words that Originally Meant Something Quite Different

    Semantic change is the process of evolution of meaning of words. One and the same word might change its meaning, sense or connotation over time, and while some of these changes are subtle, other may be truly dramatic, to the point of turning its original meaning into its antonym.

    These are 10 among the many English words that changed their original meanings:

    Accident, unlike today, actually meant merely “a chance event”. Awful – its original meaning was in fact “full of awe”. Business was a state of being busy or anxious ...
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  • Choosing the Right Foreign Markets for your E-Commerce Business

    Miloš Matović 23.02.2016 Consulting

    Choosing the Right Foreign Markets for your E-Commerce Business

    The world is big and replete with possibilities. The Internet, as its most perfect image in the modern times, is constantly growing more multilingual by the hour and reflecting these possibilities. Yet, picking the right one for your business may be tricky. This article may help you where to look for direction for your business expansion.

    International e-Business Possibilities

    While customers are traditionally more likely to purchase products presented in their own language and in accordance with their own culture, recent studies show that at least 40% of the EU citizens will not ...

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  • New English Words - Part 3

    Miloš Matović 19.02.2016 Consulting

    New English Words - Part 3

    Every language is a living organism, adopting, creating and reflecting the new concepts from every area of human experience. English is the most widely used language of the Computer age and its lexical stock is expanded daily, with the new, mostly technology-related words. This series of articles features some of the most interesting new English words.

    Netiquette - Etiquette on the internet. Newbie - A new member of a group. Outernet - An unofficial antonym to "Internet", referring to the traditional media - radio, TV and newspapers. Photobomb  - To drop in a photo unexpectedly at the moment ...
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  • New English Words - Part 2

    Miloš Matović 05.02.2016 Consulting

    New English Words - Part 2

    Every language is a living organism, adopting, creating and reflecting the new concepts from every area of human experience. English is the most widely used language of the Computer age and its lexical stock is expanded daily, with the new, mostly technology-related words. This series of articles features some of the most interesting new English words.

    Copyleft – the opposite concept to copyright. Dramedy  -a portmanteau word of drama and comedy, a film or a TV show mixing drama and comedy. Earworm – a popular and catchy song we keep repeating in our mind. Fandom &ndash ...
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