Talk:advance

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Why was the less-common verb (31 times per million words) moved before the more common noun (38 times per million words)?--Brett 15:45, 20 May 2008 (UTC)

Where are these numbers from? · Tygrrr... 17:39, 20 May 2008 (UTC)
They're from the BYU Corpus of American English. The rankings from the British National Corpus are the same though the ratio of N to V is actually larger.--Brett 17:49, 20 May 2008 (UTC)
Do what you will. · Tygrrr... 18:07, 20 May 2008 (UTC)