How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
Soplar [el viento], generalmente con fuerza.
el pampero ventaba tan recio que no se sentían ni narices ni orejas
Aventar o esparcir la mies trillada.
las mujeres recogían la espiga de las sementeras, la apaleaban o pisaban con los pies y luego con las manos la ventaban
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.