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Word statistics: sadly, \"I\" outnumbers \"love\".

BY Amapola on April 21, 2012
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This is my quick analysis on the 1000 most commonly used English words by ranking (1=most used):

\"I\" made it to #20, closely followed by \"have\" (#24). \"Give\" and \"love\" made it to #114 & #531 respectively. That is a sad fact. We refer more to our individuality than we refer to love or giving.

The good news is: \"hate\" never made it to the first 1000, while \"hope\" and \"spring\" are closely ranked with #633 & #634 respectively. And oh, yes, \"earth\" is ranked #219. I hope \"love\" and \"earth\" catch up soon!

We also refer more to \"he\" (#11) than to \"she\" (#46). Another sad discrepancy as I believe men get more positive public acknowledgment than women. I wouldn't be surprised if men use \"I\" more frequently than women do.

Source:
http://www.duboislc.org/EducationWatch/First100Words.html

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