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How Many Of The 100 Most Common English Words Can You Name?


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#1 m0le

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Posted 09 August 2008 - 12:51 PM

OK, here's something which sounds easy but isn't.

How many out of 100 did you get? Post your first go below. 51 to beat.

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Edit; I am aware of the irony of the typo in the title... :thumbsup:

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Posted 09 August 2008 - 01:27 PM

I only guessed 65 in the five minutes. Back to 3rd grade for me. Or a refresher typing class for one handed-left hand typists.

Edit: I missed all the five letter words... figures

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Posted 11 August 2008 - 02:22 AM

I'm only able to guess 40 words in five minutes.......... nice one enjoyed a lot.

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Posted 11 August 2008 - 05:45 AM

I managed 38, not a great score, but I really enjoyed that.. :thumbsup:

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Posted 11 August 2008 - 05:47 AM

I couldn't believe that 'yes' and 'why' aren't in the 100 most common english words..

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Posted 11 August 2008 - 07:55 AM

why yes, that is strange :thumbsup:
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Posted 11 August 2008 - 04:51 PM

47 for me took me 3 trys lol

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 08:16 PM

32 :thumbsup:
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Posted 27 August 2008 - 05:52 AM

I couldn't believe that 'yes' and 'why' aren't in the 100 most common english words..

I was surprised too.
My result is 47/100
Great fun!

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Posted 27 August 2008 - 06:51 AM

dang! i only got 35/100.. i swear i guessed most of the ones in red at the end!

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Posted 27 August 2008 - 11:45 AM

I won't even try this... :thumbsup:
I have hard enough time just remembering my name! :flowers:
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Posted 30 August 2008 - 06:02 PM

37/100...

#13 yano

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Posted 24 November 2008 - 02:06 AM

I got 47/100. I don't think that was too bad! :thumbsup:

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Posted 26 November 2008 - 11:25 AM

39/100




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