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Dec 10, 2008

word facts

Posted by Nancy G. Janiola at Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Let's get to know some amazing language facts:

BOOKKEEPER:
the only one word in English language with three consecutive sets of double letters.

THEREIN:
the 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, ere, therein, herein.

QUEUE:
is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.

SCREECHED:
the longest one syllable word in the English language.

UNDERGROUND:
is the only word in the English language that begins and ends with the letters "und."

GO:
is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

1 comments:

Lynn on December 14, 2008 at 2:16 PM said...

nice post, sis. daghan jud ta makat-unan diri ba. :)

happy sunday! ingatz!

 

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