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2012's Winning Stories!
Words, Words, Words...
We teamed up with the Children's Dictionary and Language team at Oxford University Press to analyse the words children used in the stories entered in 500 Words 2012. Did you know...
- The most commonly used word was 'door'
- 351,731 exclamation marks were used!
Download our report for more fun language facts.
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