WordCount: Tracking the Way We Use Language

Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2008

WordCount: Tracking the Way We Use Language is an expertly designed site that lists 86,800 most frequently used English words in order of commonness. Based on the 100 million-word British National Corpus, the site ensures users an accurate representation of contemporary spoken and written English.


• 86,800 words arranged linearly and scaled to reflect frequency of usage

• Possibility of moving the list backward and forward to view one word at a time

• Tools for checking the rank of any word and finding words by rank

Site URL: http://www.wordcount.org/main.php

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