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Late Modern English

By: Alex, Mary, and Josh

Josh Turskey

on 27 April 2011

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Transcript of Late Modern English

Late Modern English 1800- Present What's Influencing LME? British Empire Expansion Britian's internaional trade increased, spreading the launguage around the world... The Gulf War New words words like... camouflage blockbuster radar roadblock spearhead nose dive ...making it known everywhere. words from many different languages were added... In 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ku-map.gif The US got involved to protect Kuwait Most famouly called Operation Desert Storm New military slang was brought into the English language It's very close to what we speak now. Science Scholars looked to Greek and Latin to name new found things Words like... OXYGEN PROTEIN NUCLEAR http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_War http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_War camera pulleys The Industrial Revolution electricity They needed new words for things they invented. telephone like... train engine http://thehistoryofenglish.com/history_late_modern.html combustion By Alex, Mary, and Josh. New Words Extra Sources:



http://thehistoryofenglish.com/history_late_modern.html” Late Modern English is very close to what we speak today, influenced greatly by what was happening in the world; such as the British expansion, the industrial and scientifical revolution, and the Gulf War. Words created in this time, are common/average words used today, such as oxygen, train, pajamas, blockbuster, and so forth. ...some starting at the age of 4 (four). Often being paid little to none, being abused and working hard hours. The United States put Child Labor Laws into place in responce. Durring this time, children were forced to work in factories... http://www.picturesofengland.com/EnglandFacts/ words Like... Tycoon (Japanese) Sauna (Finnish) Shampoo & Pajamas (Hindi)
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