In the next installment of our regular TGIF special, Crikey has taken the transcripts from the Sydney 7.45am ABC News Bulletin from Monday to Friday and crunched 400 pages of news and current events into a digestable media delight — the week in 100 words:

against (6) around (7) bank (6) being (9) believe (6) body (5) calls (12) cent (5) change (10) china (8) claims (6) climate (11) coalition (6) coast (6) concerns (7) correspondent (7) countries (8) court (14) deal (6) defence (7) department (6) drivers (6) emissions (5) energy (9) expected (12) former (7) four (6) group (9) growth (6) held (8) hill (7) holiday (6) human (10) include (7) industrial (6) inquiry (6) interest (8) international (8) investigation (7) iraq (7) john (16) killed (8) labor (9) later (7) leaders (7) legal (7) level (5) lot (6) man (11) meeting (7) months (12) morning (12) mr (14) north (9) opposition (6) parliament (8) people (14) per (6) peter (7) plan (12) police (19) poll (6) premier (6) president (7) public (11) rates (9) received (6) relations (6) rights (6) robert (5) sentence (6) services (11) sign (6) since (6) soldiers (10) state (15) stephen (6) straight (5) study (6) summit (7) support (6) suspended (6) system (13) targets (7) test (8) think (9) today (22) told (5) trial (5) united (9) vote (7) water (5) weather (6) weekend (5) west (6) work (8) workers (8) world (8) year (22) yesterday (7) created at TagCrowd.com

And for dessert, the week in numbers:

75: Cents earned by women to every $1 earned by men in comparable occupations in Western Australia.

139: Number of sentenced inmates incarcerated under U.S. State and Federal jurisdiction per 100,000 population in 1980.

491: Number of sentenced inmates incarcerated under U.S. State and Federal jurisdiction per 100,000 population in 2005. 

4,000: Range in feet that Paris Hilton’s security anklet will allow her to move from her home.

1.6 million: The dollars offered by Tony Mokbel as a bribe to Greek police after being arrested in Athens this week.

281: Sellers of wigs or hairpieces returned by a Yellow Pages online search, Australia wide.

72 million: Pounds spent in security at 2005 G8 conference at Gleneagles, Scotland.

6,000: Estimated number of strategic nuclear weapons possessed by Russia.

260: Number of new porn sites going online each day.

$1.5 million: Dollars Ben Cousins risks losing as a payout if he fails to adhere to a “stay clean” clause of a new contract.

6,010: Number of baby boys named Mohammed (including all spellings) during 2006 in United Kingdom

48615: Signatories to the “Change the London 2012 Logo” petition.

$2000: the amount Prince William spent on booze and snacks at a British supermarket this week. “He cleared us out of Pimm’s,” the store manager revealed.

65 for, 26 against: the final tally in the vote on expanding stem cell research in New South Wales following Arch Bishop George Pell’s warning of dire consequences for any Catholic politician who votes in favour of the bill.

99121: current number of Barack Osama’s MySpace friends

88745: current number Hillary Clinton’s MySpace friends

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