Friday, 21 March 2008

Commonest words and letters

Commonest Words and Letters

The most frequently used words in written English are, in descending order of frequency :
the, of, and, to, a, in, that, is, I, it, for and as.
The commonest letter is ‘e’.
More words begin with the letter ‘s’ than any other,
but the most commonly used initial letter is ‘t ’ as in the ‘the’, ‘to’, ‘that’ or ‘there’.

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