foreign words are seen most frequently used in day to day English

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English is now a 1000 years old language. The dialect of a few thousand Britons in the British Isles of 10th century has taken the shape of a huge giant and has occupied the foremost position in almost all global arenas ousting even the erstwhile classical and authoritarian languages like Latin, Greek, French, and Sanskrit.

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'Plucked Plumes from Foreign tongues': Invaluable knick-knacks of English.Indranil SarkarEnglish is now a 1000 years old language. The dialect of a few thousand Britons in the British Isles of 10th century has taken the shape of a huge giant and has occupied the foremost position in almost all global arenas ousting even the erstwhile classical and authoritarian languages like Latin, Greek, French, and Sanskrit. The 2012 edition of the Oxford Dictionary (the Bible of English) has crossed the threshold of 1 million words. This massive empirical power of English has been developed because of a few uniquely flexible features inherent in it. The main is, obviously, the characteristic-virtue of borrowing words from almost all the sources under the sun. The opposite of which has put the death- nail to the erstwhile domineering and authoritative languages like Latin, Sanskrit, French, and Greek etc. Though loosers, a few words from French, Latin and Greek have achieved an ornamental status in English today. These are considered pearls and gems in English usages. No English user can resist the temptation of using them to make his language weighty and attractive. It is, as if, a beautification device of one's speech and writing. The occasional use of these words and phrases borrows a scholastic flavour to one's academic endeavours. These are used even in casual conversation of day to day activities at present. Unlike other languages, the use of 'foreign' words in English is not consi

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