Check out the Telegraph’s January 12, 2014 article titled “Scientists find secret to writing a best-selling novel.” By analyzing words and grammar, an algorithm can predict success with 84% accuracy.
Which English words originated in your birthday year? The folks at Oxford English Dictionary (OED) have researched the first known usage of words from 1900 to 2004. Check out your birthday word on their website here. Mine was “mockney.” Who knew?