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90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
Out of the 2,000 respondents, nearly half of all 16-24 year olds used their mobile devices to discuss what they were viewing on television, and almost a quarter (24%) of all respondents are second screening.
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