My 19-month-old has exploded with words this last month and a half. Around 17.5 months, I started writing them down (unlike my older child, whose words were written down the second he started saying them at 9 months). Every day there are new ones, and at this point, he’ll try to say almost everything in some way.
Remember ”Ahhh-Dat!?” Coupled with screaming, it was all he did for a good long while. Then he started saying a few things here and there, and now, it’s like a volcano eruption of words all over our house.
Many of the frequent ones are food-related, and you can pretty much tell his entire diet from his vocabulary, to say nothing of his toys of choice.
I’ve got quite a dictionary now. This is just a sample, a cross-section, if you will, of Fuzz’s linguistic waterfall: