Language

Language: the extraordinary rise of Denglisch

2020-11-22

The winner of the German youth word of the year 2020 is “Lost”. Yep. If you’re a native English speaker, you’re probably thinking…wait, what? Voted for by the public, and with 48% of the vote, the word most used by the German youth is an English word. In fact, the three words that made it to the final public vote were all English words – Wild, Cringe and…