The 300 Most Common Words
of and a to in is you that it he for was on are as with his they at be this
from I have or by one had not but what all were when we there can an your
which their said if do will each about how up out them then she many some so
these would other into has more her two like him see time could no make than
first been its who now people my made over did down only way find use may
water long little very after words called just where most know
through back much before go good new write our used me man too any day same
right look think also around another came come work three word must because
does part even place well such here take why things help put years different
away again off went old number great tell men say small every found still
between name should Mr home big give air line set own under read last never
us left end along while might next sound below saw something thought both few
those always looked show large often together asked house don't world going
school important until one form food keep children feet land side
without boy once animals life enough took sometimes four head above kind
began almost live page got earth need far hand high year mother light
parts country father let night following two picture being study second eyes
soon times story boys since white days ever paper hard near sentence better
best across during today others however sure means knew it's try told young
miles sun ways thing whole hear example heard several change answer room
sea against top turned three learn point city play toward five using
The American Heritage Word Frequency Book by John B. Carroll, Peter Davies,
and Barry Richman (Houghton Mifflin, 1971, ISBN 0-395-13570-2).
The of, and a
to in, is you. That it? He for was on are as with his they. At be
this: "From I have, or by one had not; but what all were." When we there
can: an your which!
Their said, "If do will each about, how up
out them?" Then she many some so these would other into. Has more;
her two, like him. See, time could no make than first.
who, now. People, my made over did, down only way. Find use; may water
long little, very after. Words called: "Just where most know!"
Get through, back much before go, good new write. Our used me, man
too any day. Same right: look, think, also around. Another came;
"Come work!" Three word: "Must, because does." Part, even place. Well,
such here take! Why? Things help put years different!
again. Off went old number; "Great," tell men. Say! Small every found
still between name? Should Mr Home big give air line? Set own under?
Read: "Last? Never us!"
Left end: along, while might next sound.
Below, saw something! Thought, "Both? Few those always looked show large!
Often together!" Asked house: "Don't world going want?"
important until one form food keep children. Feet land side without
boy! Once animal's life, enough took sometimes four head! Above, kind began
almost live page. Got earth need, far hand high. "Year
" mother light
parts "country father let night, following two picture."
study, second eyes soon times story boys. Since white days ever paper, hard
near sentence better. Best across during today; others, however, sure means
knew it's try. Told young Miles: "Sun, ways thing whole. Hear example:
heard several change." Answer Room: "Sea against top, turned three
Learn? Point city! Play toward five
. Using himself, usually."
Bruce Sterling is a science-fiction writer who lives in Texas. The sun is a G-type star out towards the edge of the Milky Way.