n. Language used of, by, to, and about men.
Maybe I'm getting wiser in my old age, or maybe I'm just around men more often than I realize, but after recognizing the aforementioned language problem plaguing the genders, I've taken it upon myself to try to debunk some of it's pitfalls. One of the first things I learned in my quest to understand where it's all gone wrong is that women speak a more elegant, subliminal form of English, and men speak a less-refined, 1.0 version of the language — Menglish.
—Sarah Bingler, “Breaking down barriers within language means taking time to listen,” The Pitt News, December 05, 2006
Do you ever wonder if you and your partner are actually speaking the same language? The bad news is that you're probably not. According to US-based psychologist and gender communications specialist Bruce Christopher, men and women speak different languages. Men speak "menglish" and women speak, you guessed it — "womenglish".
—Jennifer Garth, “he says she says,” Sunday Telgraph, November 27, 2005
2004 (earliest)
It seems like only yesterday that "man" was disappearing from everything from airman to chairman and now it's popping up all over the place. There are man-boobs (see Mark Latham), man-bags (men's bags), man-caves (anywhere a man dares seek privacy), menglish (ie googly and extractors), mannies ( male nannies) and even "irritable male syndrome".
—Griffin Longley, “Slanguage for jargonauts,” The West Australian, August 07, 2004