View Full Version : There are 250,000 words in the English language,

June Pelo
12-07-04, 20:44
and most of them were used last Sunday by a woman who discovered, after coming out of church, that her new hat was adorned with a tag on which was written: "Reduced to $2.75." We do not care to mention any names.

Tawas Herald, Mar. 11, 1910, page 1.


13-07-04, 16:41
That message was worth hanging around for when I saw you were "on the boards" at the same time as myself just now. I wonder who counted the words though!


June Pelo
13-07-04, 16:57
I suppose the newspaper reporter decided on that figure - I copied it from the Huron Shores Genealogical Society newsletter.