How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
De forma directa.
vino en derechura al escenario e interrumpió el canto de los colegiales para pronunciar su extraño discurso; el hermético vehículo conduce al preso en derechura al presidio
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.