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What’s your kitchen table lingo?

This TV remote control, called a Weemote, allows parents to program in their selection of approved channels for their children's television viewing. Source: John Nordell / The Christian Science Monitor

I recently saw a statistic that should have made me beam with pride: According to “Away with Words” by Joe Berkowitz, “English has by far the largest vocabulary in history, having surpassed a million words in 2009.”

That’s double the number

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