Beaten at my own game

Craig Lancaster, copy chief at the Billings Gazette, points to a game where you have to identify as many of the 100 most common words in the English language as you can in five minutes.

I got 30. I feel that I should have gotten more. Especially “of.” I missed of. Boo.

Try it out. Tell me how you do in the comments. And, hey, I’ve already spotted you a word.

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  1. says

    Also a 41. I cheated and copied off of Nathan.

    Some of the ones I missed I’m certain I tried – and some of them I can’t believe I didn’t. Oh, well.

  2. says

    I’ll also admit I didn’t like it that if it didn’t like a word, you had to delete it by backspacing. Took up time and killed train of thought.

    276. Pbbbbfffbbbfttttt!