English Language Trivia
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is screeched."
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver,or purple.
There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange,
purple, and silver!
Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
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
falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed."
"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
"Go," is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it
refers to a distinct part of DNA.
The verb "cleave" is the only English word with two synonyms which
are antonyms of each other: adhere and separate.
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a
letter is uncopyrightable.
Facetious and abstemious contain all the vowels in the correct
order, as does arsenious, meaning "containing arsenic."
The word "Checkmate" in chess comes from the Persian phrase "Shah
Mat," which means "the king is dead".
Pinocchio is Italian for "pine head."
The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses
every letter in the English language.
The names of all the continents end with the same letter that they
The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to
remember the word you want.
TYPEWRITER, is the longest word that can be made using the letters
on only one row of the keyboard.
The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left
to right or right to left.
No word in the English language rhymes with month.
The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan."
The Bible has been translated into Klingon.