One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘She'd had this disagreement many times with Andy, and he'd always trumped her with what he called her pretensions to commonness.’
- ‘The commonness of shrub thickets on abandoned fields thus may reflect their nearly ubiquitous seed sources and good establishment ability.’
- ‘The very commonness of assumed aliases in the data suggests that taking on a new identity was not difficult in a nation of people increasingly ‘on the move.’’
- ‘WordCount presents the 86,800 most frequently used English words, ranked in order of commonness.’
- ‘Despite the apparent commonness of blonde hair, which accounts for a third of British women, Tobin said only about 3% were naturally blonde.’
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