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Understanding 1,022 common and proper nouns and a series of verbs, Chaser has broken the previous world record holder by more than five fold.
Chaser, a five-year-old border collie, is a South Carolinian who has undergone training from Wofford College's Dr. John Pilley.
Yes, this one's not exactly Charleston, but it's close enough and curious enough that we thought it worth mention.
A NOVA special on Chaser is slated for February 8th.