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"Internet" is a Commonly Borrowed English Word This Internet café is in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Yun. Image credit: Huang Yong on Flickr, CC BY 2.0.

Database of Loans Suggests that English is The World’s Number One Borrower and Lender of Words

International word trades are sometimes friendly, sometimes not. Chemise, schadenfreude and Tennessee are the words originally borrowed from the languages of French, German and Cherokee respectively. According to the report by the Boston Globe reports, it appears that English have borrowed numerous words from almost other languages all over the world. However, […]

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