Take a guess: what do you think are the five most commonly used nouns in the English language? Not articles, pronouns, or conjunctions, but good old-fashioned nouns.
I took my own guess. At the top of my list was “home” – a place that we all spend a lot of time in, going to, and planning our lives around. My teenage daughter suggested “phone”: clearly an object that features largely in so many people’s minds these days. I wondered if “bed” — another human anchor — might be in the list:.
What do you think are the five most commonly used nouns?
Slightly surprising answers – and discussion – tomorrow… (Or, if you can’t wait until then, try Google.)