I thought this was an interesting expression of my friend Danielle. We were talking about the origins of words of all things and she was bewildered at some of the words we came out with from our respective hometowns (i.e. 'A bingle' - one of mine, is a slang word for 'crash/collision' - "we got into a bingle and caused a major pile up" ).
We ended up googling the total number of known words in the English language - if you're wondering, it's ......
as mentioned here:
Anyways, hope you're all well!