wc - count characters, words, and lines in a file
wc [-clw] file ...
-c Print character count -l Print line count -w Print word count
wc file1 file2 # Print all three counts for both files wc -l file # Print line count only
Wc reads each argument and computes the number of characters, words and lines it contains. A word is delimited by white space (space, tab, or line feed). If no flags are present, all three counts are printed.