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  •  Very surprising (0+ / 0-)

    I was thinking that because many Chinese words are made up of 2 or more characters, you'd actually need to know more and not fewer characters. I'm guessing most regulars on this sub-site know over 10,000 English words.

    Formerly Pan on Swing State Project

    by MichaelNY on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 10:33:00 PM PDT

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    •  yeah but (1+ / 0-)
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      a lot of those words are mix and match. if you have x number of characters, the number of words you can get with permutations of those characters is very high.

      Living in Kyoto-06 (Japan), voting in RI-01, went to college in IL-01.

      by sapelcovits on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 02:26:55 AM PDT

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