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Re: Language oddities and funnies
« Reply #60 on: September 29, 2017, 04:15:27 AM »
On my phone in hospital waiting room, reading Bill Bryson's book.

"Shakespeare  used 17 677 [different] words in his writings, of which at least one tenth had never been used. Imagine if every tenth word you wrote were original."

That presumambly excludes  typos. Hmm, might try that . . .
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