What Are the Most Common Words In the English Language and What Is the Most Common Spoken English Word?

The most common word used in written English is the, followed in order of use by of, and, to, a, in, that, is, I, it, for, and as.

The most common spoken English word is I.

The most common word in the King James Bible is the.

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