- No word in the English language rhymes with month.
- Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters ‘mt’.
- The word set has more definitions than any other word in the English language.
- Underground is the only word in the English language that begins and ends with the letters ‘und’.
- The longest one-syllable word in the English language is screeched.
- There are only four words in the English language which end in ‘-dous’: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
- The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.
- The only other word with the same amount of letters is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural 🙂
- There is a seven letter word in the English language that contains ten words without rearranging any of its letters, ‘therein’: the, there, he, in, rein, her, here, here, ere, therein, herein.
- No words in the English language rhyme with orange, silver or purple.
- Stewardesses is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
- The combination ‘ough’ can be pronounced in nine different ways. The following sentence contains them all: “A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.”
- The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightabl
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Flag Day The fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America’s birthday. However today, the United States are going to celebrate their flag day, which was first created on June 14, 1777. On that day the resolution read: “Resolved, that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the …
Polyglot events: Are you keen on languages? Do you define yourself a polyglot? If so, did you know that in Europe and outside Europe polyglot events occur every year? It sounds cool, right? Every year, thousands of people, polyglots and monoglots meet up and have great time together during polyglot events which include: Polyglot Conference Polyglot …