How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
Que está cubierto de mugre.
lleva el pelo mugriento; sus ojos negros y brillantes miran los ojos de su madre, los tristes ojos de su madre que, mientras con las uñas hurga el dobladillo mugriento del delantal, recorren las gotitas de sudor que le brotan a su hijo de la frente
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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.