Globish

Apparently, the “worldwide dialect of the third millennium” is something called Globish, a simplification of English that is easy for non-native speakers to understand. Here is Wikipedia’s article, and here is Globish.com, which contains some simple directives to help English-speakers to speak Globish. My favorite rule is this:

One thing you never do in Globish is tell a joke.

The only jokes which cross frontiers involve sex, race and religion and you should never mention those in an international meeting.

Someone should tell these guys:
 Globish

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