How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
Latin America Carrete (cilindro para hilos, cable, etc.).
un carretel de hilo
Latin America Carrete (cilindro de la caña de pescar).
por el tiempo que oyó el sonido del carretel supo lo lejos que había tirado el anzuelo de su caña
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.