The. Few words in the English language are more common. Heck, in the pictured sentence it shows up three times. Well, two and two-thirds times. In its final appearance, the middle letter has made like the cheap dinner-party guest when the bill arrives and disappeared.
Often I’ve typed the so fast it’s come out as teh. Spell check fixes it automatically. (Thank you, spell check!) I’m not sure I’ve ever omitted the h though. If I did, spell check would notify me. I’d have to fix the mistake on my own, but I think I could handle it. That’s te truth.