I can’t recall where I found this link – it may have been on Twitter or it may have been in the news.  Either way, it seems as if the current estimates for the number of English words is 1,000,000.  I think that’s pretty awesome, even if it’s not an exact measurement.  We have a lot of words we can use to communicate!  Writers take note!  You have a lot of words at your disposal, so get busy!

Here’s the article in its entirety.  English getting its millionth word Wednesday?