Language Patterns

Language patterns are the biggest clues for code crackers.
On this site I focus on the English language.

Most common letters:                            E, T, A, O, I, N, S, H, R 

Most common starting letters:             T, O, A, W, B, C, D, S, F, R

Most common finishing letters:            E, S, T, D, N, R, Y, F, L, O

To find out about digraphs, for Playfair perhaps, click below.

Digraphs

 

The most commonly used words in written English are:
    1. the
    2. be
    3. to
    4. of
    5. and
    6. a
    7. in
    8. that
    9. have
    10. I
  1. it
  2. for
  3. not
  4. on
  5. with
  6. he
  7. as
  8. you
  9. do
  10. at
  1. this
  2. but
  3. his
  4. by
  5. from
  6. they
  7. we
  8. say
  9. her
  10. she
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