[Ads-l] The frequency of the top 100 words equals 50% of text or speech

Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 4 03:56:57 UTC 2021

The frequency of the top 100 words of English is analyzed in this video https://justpaste.it/top100slang . Results find that the most frequently used 100 words make up over 50% of words on a page, and thus 50% of words that we say.  Also analyzed is the common street talk slang that native US speakers say.  Link to text version of this video at https://justpaste.it/top100slang .

Tom Zurinskas,  Originally from SW Conn 20 yrs,  college NE Tenn 3,  work SE NJ  33,  resides SE Florida 18...  truespel.com

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