Unique Facts About English

1. Stewardesses is the longest word that can be typed on the keyboard just by using your left hand. As for the right hand, lollipop is the longest.

2. There is no word in the English language that rhymes / rhymes with month, orange, silver, purple, angst and scalp.

3. Dreamt is the only English word that ends with the letters 'mt'.

4. The sentence The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog uses every letter in the alphabet.

5. The word racecar, kayak and level can be read back and forth from left to right or from right to left.

6. There are only four words in the English language that ends with the syllable 'dous', namely: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous and hazardous.

7. There are two words in the English language that uses all five vowels in sequence (a, e, i, o, u), namely: abstemious and facetious.

8. Typewriter is the longest word that can be typed using the letters contained in a single row keys (QWERTY row).

9. The most frequent letters used in English is the letter 'e'. This is a fact both in the use of English in general, in a work of fiction and non-fiction, journalism, scriptures and even Morse code!

10. For consonants, the letter most often used is the letter 't'.

11. Letter of the least used in the English language is 'q' - not 'z'.

12. Five-letter word most often appears as the first letter in the English word - in sequence - is the 't', 'o', 'a', 'w' and 'b'.

13. Nearly half of all English words terminated by the letter 'e', 't', 'd' and 's'.

14. The is the word most often used in English. If you do not believe, try to speak English the correct standard for 5 minutes without using the word 'the'.

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