August 12, 2008

The 100 most common words in the English language are...

not OREO, ERA, or ANTE.

Can you guess what they are? This quiz asks you to type the 100 most common English words in 5 minutes. I managed to get 50. So did word expert Nancy Friedman, who reports that two other wordy types scored 47 and 61.

How did you do?