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Abracadabrant – is the adjectival form of abracadabra, used to describing anything that has apparently

happened by magic.

Aglets - refers to the plastic things on the end of shoelaces.

Almost - is the only English word that has 6 letters which are arranged alphabetically.

Bookkeeper / Bookkeeping - is the only English word that has 3 consecutive double letters.

Callomaniacs – refers to people who think they are more beautiful than they really are.

Cleave - is the only English word with two synonyms which are antonyms of each other : adhere and
separate.

Cumberground – is an utterly useless person who literally serves no other purpose than to take up space.

Deeded - is the only word that consists of two letters, each used three times.

Dreamt - is the only English word that ends with letters “MT”.

Durst – is the past tense of “dare”.

Etymology - refers to the study of word origins.

Eunoia – is the shortest word in the English language that contains all five main vowels.

Euoua - is the longest English word that contains only vowels.

Feedback - is the shortest word in English that has the letters a, b, c, d, e and f.

Go - is the longest complete sentence in English language that consists of only one word.

Lethologica - refers to the state of not being able to remember the word that you want to say.

Octotorphe - is the term for the symbol on the “pound” key (#).

Palindromic Words - refer to words that can be read forward or backward, such as toot and radar.

Pangram Sentence or Holoalphabetic Sentence – is a sentence that contains every letter in the language.

Philippines - is the world’s 3rd largest English speaking nation.

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis – is the longest word in any of the major English


language dictionaries.

Polish - is the word in English language that when capitalized is changed from a noun or a verb to a
nationality.

Queueing - is the only common word in English that has five vowels in a row.
Reeding / Milling - refers to the ridges on the sides of coins.

Rhythm - is the longest English word without any vowels.

Screeched - is the longest one syllable word.

Sermocination – is the proper name for posing a question and then immediately answering it yourself.

Set - is the word with the maximum number of definitions in English.

Shivviness – is an old Yorkshire word for the uncomfortable feeling of wearing new underwear.

Skiing - is the only word that has two consecutive letter “i”.

Stewardesses - is the longest word typed using only the left hand.

Strength - is the longest English word with just one vowel.

Subcontinental – is the only word in English language with all five vowels in reverse order.

Therein - is a seven-letter word in English that contains eleven words without rearranging any of its
letters.

Tittle - is the term for the dot over the letters “i” and “j”.

Twyndyllyngs - is the longest English word without a vowel.

Typewriter - is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.

Uncopyrightable - is the only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating any letter in it.

Underground - is the only word in English language that begins and ends with letters “U,N,D”.

Whipper-tooties – are pointless misgivings or groundless excuses for not trying to do something.

Xenoglossy – is the apparent ability to speak a language that you’ve never actually learned.

E - is the most commonly used letter in the English alphabet.

I - is the most commonly used word in a conversation.

Q - is the least used letter in the English alphabet.

I am - is the shortest complete sentence in English language.

Facetious, Abstemious, and Arsenious – are the words in English language that contain all the vowels in
correct order.

Tremendous, Horrendous, Hazardous, and Stupendous – are the four English words that end in “dous”.
No word in the English language rhymes with Month, Orange, Silver, and Purple.

Most English grammar and spelling follow the standardised rules set out in Dr. Johnson’s Dictionary,
(1995).

The world’s largest alphabet with 74 letters is Cambodian Alphabet.

Only two modern English words end in “gry” : angry and hungry.

The most commonly used oldest word in the English language is Town.

“To quomodocunquize” means “to make money by whatever means possible.”

The longest word in English in which each letter is used at least two times is Unprosperousness (which
means the state of being “not wealthy” or “profitable”.

The word like is actually called a “crutch”, along with basically and actually.

The word that can be pronounced in eight different ways is Ough.

GIF stands for “graphics interchange format”, and should be pronounced “jiff” not “giff”.

The longest palindromic word in Ofxord Dictionary is Tattarrattat.

The paddywhack mentioned in the nursery rhme “This Old Man” is a Victorian slang word for a severe
beating.