FUNNY FACTS OF ENGLISH
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  • The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”

  • “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.

  • The dot over the letter ‘i’ is called a tittle.

  • 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.”

  • 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.

*pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis


Let me define this for you;

pneumono = lungs

ultramicroscopic = just what it says

silico=silicon

volcano=just what it says

coni = dust

osis = inflammation

- - compiled by I.P.THAMILEELAM


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