Fun facts about English Language

“Underground” is the only word in the English language that begins and ends with the letters “und”.

“Rhythm” is the longest English word without a vowel.

The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.” uses every letter of the alphabet.

“Almost” is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

George Bernard Shaw used to mention that “ghoti” can be pronounced “fish”. The “gh” from “tough”, the “o” from “women”, and the “ti” from “nation”.

Of all the words in the English language, the word “set” has the most definitions.

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.

Apart from ‘angry’ and ‘hungry’, there isn’t any word in English language that ends in ‘-gry’.

What comes after once, twice, thrice?
Nothing! These three are the only words of their type.

The two longest words ine English that contain no letter more than once are uncopyrightable and dermatoglyphics.

The two most common words that contain the five vowels (a, e, i, o, u) in the right order are abstemious and facetious.

There’s just one seven letter word in English that has five vowels in a row: queuing.

‘Bookkeeper’ is the only English word without hyphen that has three consecutive repeated letters.


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