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Why is the alphabet arranged the way it is? How many words are there in the English language? Get the answers to some intriguing language questions.

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Words you learn at the vicarage

 

I share something in common with Jane Austen, Tori Amos, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Vincent van Gogh: I am the child of a clergyman.…