Well, copying and pasting this month's entries from ljArchive into Word gives a shade under four thousand words. Hmm. Then again, there's a lot of variation in this: the shortest entry was a single word, while the longest is 816 words. I think talismancer has been more consistent than me with entry length.
While I've got ljArchive open (and to try and make this post slightly more substantial), let's have a play with a couple of the plugins. First up is a graph of posts per month:
The only other plugin worth running is the most common words one:
And as to why "bounce" and "splat" are so common, see this madness...