Most Common English Words
Knowing the most common English words can be useful for many
things, especially if one desires to extract content specific
words from common English words such as "The", "And" and so on.
The table to the right is a sample of the data, showing the highest ranked words, where rank 1 is the most commonly occuring word. The data is collected by extracting word occurances from the most popular daily articles aggregated by POPURLS. Since this occuring on a daily basis the quality of the data will constantly be improving.
The access url is http://www.alexdadgar.com/projects/rank/api?
The only parameter is "top". The "top" parameter takes an integer value and specifies the words that will be returned. The set of returned words are in JSON format and range from rank 1 to parameter value "top" number of words, inclusively.
An example query is http://www.alexdadgar.com/projects/rank/api?top=10 and returns the top 10 ranking words.