September 5, 2018
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How Many Words Does The Average Person Know?

There is a common notion that the average English-speaking adult knows between 20,000 and 30,000 words. Recently, a research was published about an analysis of 10 years worth of Wall Street Journal newspapers. It reported that after removing duplicates and names, less than 20,000 unique words were used. I have a huge interest in linguistics, […]
October 14, 2015
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Small But Big Changes From Your Feedback – Twinword Finder

When we started building Twinword Finder, we assumed that related search was a better choice to help users with their search experience and believed that Ctrl+F lacks this functionality. However, we soon discovered that that was not always the case. After launching Twinword Finder two months ago, we are delighted to see […]
August 18, 2015
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What Is Missing In Your Search?

The purpose of your search is simple: getting what you want. Despite this simplicity, the process can be very complicated. First of all, when we search, we usually look for words that are most familiar to us. For example, when we want information about “killer”, we do not immediately take into consideration […]