Newsnight neologisms needed
At 10.22 BST on Wednesday 10 June logophiles everywhere will be celebrating the creation of the millionth English-language word - that's according to online language website Global Language Monitor, which tracks additions to our vocabulary.
In order to make it onto the GLM list a word has to have at least 25,000 citations across a wide range of global media sources - something which the group's chief word analyst Paul Payack says happens about every hour and a half.
GLM announced their list of contenders for the millionth word title at the end of May - they include words from Hindi and Chinese, which thanks to globalisation have become popular with English speakers, words related to the economic crisis, latest fashion trends, and news stories.
Check out just a few of them here:
Zombie Banks - banks that would be dead if not for government intervention and cash infusion;
Jai Ho! - from the Hindi for "it is accomplished", achieved English-language popularity through the multi-Oscar winning film Slumdog Millionaire;
Recessionista - a fashion conscious person who uses the global economic restructuring to their financial benefit;
E-vampire - appliances and machines on standby-mode, which continually use electrical energy while they "sleep";
Wonderstar - as in Britain's Got Talent finalist Susan Boyle, an overnight sensation, exceeding all reasonable expectations.
But we want to hear what new words you think deserve a mention. Leave your ideas below...