How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
Spain Ave trepadora, similar al pájaro carpintero, de unos 30 cm de longitud, plumaje verde, más claro en el vientre, con un moño de color carmesí; tiene la cabeza grande, el tronco largo y las alas anchas; habita en bosques y parques.
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.