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Bookshelfmplished”) and Chengguan a word from Chinese for a type of city administrator. Given that the internet is the main conduit for communication around the world, it’s natural that terms relating to the medium, like Web 2.0, should feature heavily. The presence of words from India and China reflect these countries’ current prominence in the global marketplace, and the ability of English to adapt to and assimilate other cultures – making it the truly international language that it is today.

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