Die Sprache befindet stets im Wandel… and those changes are driven by a demographic cohort you might not expect: teens and twenty-somethings (teenage girls and young women in particular). We millennials seem to get flack for most everything these days, from our notoriously „bratty habits“ and poor work ethic to our supposed narcissism, etc. But if there’s one thing linguists can agree we’re quite good at, it’s driving change in the English language.
To find out more about one way millennials are adding to the English lexicon–while sticking to phonetic rules–check out this write-up in the Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/01/13/the-totes-amazesh-way-millennials-are-changing-the-english-language/
It’s totes fascinating, right? If you think so, have a look at this article from the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/28/science/young-women-often-trendsetters-in-vocal-patterns.html?_r=0