How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
Chile despectivo Obrero que trabaja en el ferrocarril.
se avergonzaba cada vez que oía cómo llamaban a su padre carrilano
Chile despectivo Hombre que roba.
el carrilano robó el bolso de la muchacha y salió corriendo
A lot of people get compliment and complement confused: they’re pronounced in the same way and have very similar spellings but they have completely different meanings.
The question of whether the word internet should be capitalized is so passionately debated and rife with controversy that it has its own Wikipedia article.
We’ve delved into the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary to come up with some historical substitutions for hug as a verb.