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Say "Ok Coca Cola" 5,333 times!

According to an Extraordinary Info of the Day, the average human speaks 4,800 words in their 24 hour day.

But, according to M. Mehl etal's "Are Women Really More Talkative Than Men?" (Science, July 6, 2007) both women and men speak about 16,000 words per day.

Your Task: These two claims differ by approximately a factor of 4. Devise an experiment to gather data that helps determine which claim is correct (if any).

Side Note: According to a Wikipedia note, the "most said" word in the world is "coca cola," followed closely by "ok."