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Author Topic: I just saw on Bored Panda that the letter 'E' comprises 11% of the English la..  (Read 353 times)

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I just read on 'Bored Panda' that the letter 'E' comprises a whopping 11% of the English language!!!

Now then my fellow IA'ers, I know that while the website 'Bored Panda' is a quirky little site to squander away a rainy day on, it can also be more than a little bit slapdash with its use of English grammar and English spelling - let alone its respect for factual truth. 

I do know that the letter 'E' is by far the most common letter in English.  But...a massive 11% of the English language?  Does that seem as far fetched to you as it does to me?

In short, is is true?  Or is it just another bit of sloppy journalism on 'Bored Panda's' part?

Well, what do you think?  Does the letter 'E' comprise 11% of the English language?  Or not? 
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