Words suggest one thing, but their histories tell us another.... READ ON
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There are three answers to this question: a heck of a lot, not that many, and a whole heck of a lot. Or, if you want specifics: 5, 2, and 99. Confused?... READ ON
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The U.S. words of the year for 2014 included vape, culture, and #blacklivesmatter. But what about the rest of the world? Here are the word of the year winners from 13 other countries.... READ ON
Alaska is so big that you could fit 75 New Jerseys in it.