HOW you count words matters when word-counts matter.
The Legal Skills Prof Blog 1/29/13 post: Different Computer Systems Give Different Word Counts
“Phrasal adjectives: Is “summary-judgment motion” two words or three?
Legal citations: Is “S.W.3d” one word or two?
Numerals: Does a pinpoint cite to a span of pages (e.g., “123-25″) count as one word or two?….” [Link to full blog post.]