Some Interesting Facts of English Language

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Some Interesting Facts of English Language

Post by Guest on Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:16 am

"Forty" is the only number which has its letters in alphabetical order. "One" is the only number

with its letters in reverse alphabetical order.
"Rhythms" is the longest English word without the normal vowels, a, e, i, o, or u.
There is no word that rhymes with orange.
"Go." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
Of all the words in the English language, the word ' set ' has the most definitions!
Only 3 words in the English language end in "ceed": "proceed," "exceed," and "succeed."
Of all the languages in the world, English has the largest vocabulary about 800,000

words."Underground" is the only word in the English language that begins and ends with the letters

"und."
"The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in

English.
"Four" is the only number whose number of letters in the name equals the number.
The shortest word in the English language with all its letters in alphabetical order is the word

"almost."
The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is

pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis. The only other word with the same amount of letters is

pneumonoultra-microscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural.
The letter most in use in the English language is "E" and the letter "Q" is least used.
There is only ONE word in the English language with THREE CONSECUTIVE SETS OF DOUBLE LETTERS....

Bookkeeper
There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: "abstemious" and

"facetious.

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Re: Some Interesting Facts of English Language

Post by Admin on Thu Nov 26, 2009 4:05 pm

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