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Mobile app helps you tweet and text like the Queen

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A mobile app has added the ability to write emails, texts and tweets like the Queen in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee.

SwiftKey is an app for Android devices that uses artificial intelligence software to correct and predict words as they are typed by the user.

Marking the Jubilee weekend, SwiftKey has adapted its software to "add a regal touch" to messages.

The company assessed the most distinctive words and phrases used by the monarch since she ascended to the throne in 1952.

This revealed that the Queen tends to avoid colloquial contractions, such as saying "it is" instead of "its", or "do not" instead of "don't".

Contrary to popular belief, the Queen does not always say "one" instead of "I", as SwiftKey found that her majesty uses "I" nearly six times more than "one".

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Her most common phrase in speeches is "my government will", followed by "men and women", "the United Kingdom", and "Prince Philip and...".

The Queen is generally positive in her communications, frequently using words such as "confident", "delighted", "glad" and "pleased".

She used the famous phrase "annus horribilis" just once, in her 1992 address following the Windsor Castle fire and revelations about Prince Charles's private life.

"Recently there's been a lot of focus on The King's Speech, so we thought it was only fair to devote attention to Queen Elizabeth II, who has after all now reigned for 45 years longer than her father," said SwiftKey's head of language, Dr Caroline Gasperin.

"The research we conducted meant combing through the words the Queen has used in her speeches and building a personalised language model.

"Our software learns how individuals type over time, which means it can accurately predict what they're likely to say next.

"Interestingly, the most common 20 phrases used by the Queen do not match the phrases most used by the general public. To celebrate the Jubilee weekend, our new Queen's English language model can help you adopt her distinctive tone."

The top 10 most used word sequences are:

"My Government will" - uttered 217 times
"Men and women" - 144 times
"The United Kingdom" - 139 times
"Prince Philip and" - 135 times
"Will continue to" - 123 times
"Be introduced to" - 119 times
"Will be introduced" - 118 times
"It is easy" - 113 times
"The Commonwealth" -111 times
"Philip and I" - 101 times

The English (Queen's) language model is available now to SwiftKey X and SwiftKey Tablet X users, as well as users of the new SwiftKey 3 Beta.

Users can access it by going to Settings and then language and layouts. Hit the "update language" button and the English (Queen's) option will appear as a download option.

To get the most regal predictions, users are advised to disable all other language models except English (Queen's).

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