Friday, June 24, 2005

Testing comments

Testing the changes I made to the template to include comments...

MIT Weblog Survey

I just completed the MIT Weblog Survey. It was interesting to go back over the history of this blog and do the actual math to find what percentage of the posts have been personal (60%), business (40%), and current events / news (30%). My original guesses were way off....

Friday, June 10, 2005


Yet another nifty place on the 'Net where you can spend {waste} bunches of time....

WordCount™ is "an artistic experiment in the way we use language. It presents the 86,800 most frequently used English words, ranked in order of commonness." The data comes from The British National Corpus (BNC), "a 100 million word collection of samples of written and spoken language from a wide range of sources, designed to represent a wide cross-section of current British English, both spoken and written."

Okay, so it's British. It's still interesting....

To get you started:
1 the
2 of
3 and
4 to
5 a
6 in
7 that
8 it
9 is
10 was
11 i
12 for
13 on
14 you
15 he
16 be
17 with
18 as
19 by
20 at

376 god
384 love
1279 dog
2532 cat
3107 hate
14646 hawaii

86790 tella
86791 savills
86792 homemakers
86793 golgotha
86794 lauro
86795 multilingualism
86796 tangency
86797 carniola
86798 workless
86799 recrossed
86800 conquistador

aloha (currently not in archive)