Monday, February 16, 2009

Question of the Day: 46

How would you test how many words you know with any accuracy?

I was thinking about this last night, wondering just how big of a vocabulary I might have. I figured maybe I know 20,000 words. Then I wondered how I could test that. Go look in a dictionary and see if I know the words and keep a running tally? But if I did that, wouldn't I be increasing my vocabulary as I went, because I'd know each word as I read it -- so I'd be chasing after a goal I could never reach.

The pictures are from my drive with Mr F yesterday to help him get to sleep when his stomach hurt. I liked the varieties of wine this liquor store was offering:

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