Thursday, April 27, 2006

Billion, million, schmillion

According to the AP English is about to get its billionth word. What's a thousandfold error among friends?

I'm sure its an honest error, but I can't help but feeling that in this age of plenty a million just doesn't sound the way it used to. A million words doesn't sound like much, but a billion! Ah, them's a lot of words.

Via Language Log

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