English (meaning British).

short for the Water Closet. You know,
the loo, the little girls' room or
little boys' room, the potty, the restroom, the bathroom, the facilities.

This is used in many European countries; it's kind of strange to go to Italy, speak mangled Italian and then stick in this English acronym.

*nix command used to print a word/character/line count.

wc (options) (files)

-w word count only
-l line count only
-c character count only


wc -l essay.txt
How may lines in the file essay.txt

who | wc -l
How many users logged on?

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