total text files in current dir

file -i * | grep 'text/plain' | wc -l
get files without extensions, get ASCII and utf-8 as "text/plain"
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By: voyeg3r
2009-08-16 21:22:46

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Grumph. That one doesn't work on Mac OS/X. File shows "ASCII text" instead of the MIME type.
CharlieInCO · 678 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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