Words of mouth

Have you always wanted to know what the most commonly used English words are?

If you're as much of a word geek (66213th) as us at The Writer, the answer to that will be a resounding (19490th) yes (146th).

So imagine (1691st) our delight (4298th) when we found out someone had already gone and done it.

The website's called WORDCOUNT. And we think it's brilliant (2814th).

We’re starting a campaign to get conquistador (86800th) out of last place. Which words do you think should be higher?


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on Mar 23, 2011

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