Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion 15 September 2016 How many words do you know? How many words do you know? It’s really quite difficult to estimate the size of the vocabulary of adults with any accuracy, but recently a team of European researchers has been using a simple test shared on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to unlock this mystery. Their results indicate that the average twenty-year-old native English speaking American knows some 42,000 different words. By learning approximately one new word every two days they are believed to add 6000 more words to their vocabulary by the time they turn 60. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Sex These foods are all natural aphrodisiacs Medical SA's hungry children could have this problem later on News Is almond milk good for you? Medical This man recognised and treated his own heart attack Medical 5 home remedies for fungal infections News Is this new ‘triple pill’ the answer to high blood pressure? From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.