Forget Mexican flu: word poverty is apparently spreading like a pandemic, striking down the youth of today.
For more (along with links to some interesting articles, including a 37-year-old man devouring the OED), get yo ass over to http://is.gd/vyjt (from the R4 Today programme Tweets).
There's even a QUIZ, word fans!
Sweet Jesus - I only got two out of six! I'm going to go outside and have a very serious talk to myself.