> Uriah Heep, the subject of Mr. Micawber’s bombastic denunciation. There are over a million words, or lexemes, in the English language. Including scientific nomenclature, that figure could easily be doubled. Shakespeare, master of classic literature, had a vocabulary of about 40,000 words. The average person knows about 10,000. There are only going to be… Continue reading >How Many Words Are In The English Language?