Depending on which parts of the internet you frequent and how big of a fan you are of Stephen Fry, you may have heard it repeated several times that "English has the most words of any language on Earth." Funny, though, how it's almost always English speakers who say that. Here's what's true — and what's mostly false — about that claim.
Word to Your Mother Tongue
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Written by Reuben Westmaas September 21, 2018
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