[Lexicog] word list

Bill Poser billposer at ALUM.MIT.EDU
Sun Dec 10 23:33:18 UTC 2006

If you're just looking for a large wordlist, one such list
is the list that is distributed with many GNU/Linux systems,
usually in /usr/share/dict/words. The older list is only about 45,000
words, but some systems have a longer list of over 200,000 words.

Of course another way of obtaining a wordlist is simply to acquire a big
chunk of English text (say some combination of internet posts and
books from Project Guttenberg) and extract from it a list of the unique


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