Tag Archive: trigger words

Jul 26 2012

Those trigger words!

Clay model of the word The

Research shows that the most common word found in English-language books is “the.” Matjaž Perc at the University of Maribor in Slovenia analyzed data taken from 5.2 million books published between the years 1520 and 2008, along with Google’s Ngram Viewer tool. He then used computer algorithm’s to search for the most frequently used words and phrases for each …

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