Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Facts About Words

*The word “alphabet” is derived from the first two letters in the Greek alphabet: “alpha” and “beta”.

*In the English language there are only three words that have a letter that repeats six times. Degenerescence (six e’s), Indivisibility (six i’s), and nonannouncement (six n’s).

*Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States!

*There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and month!

*The only word with all the vowels in reverse order is subcontinental.

*The only words with all the vowels listed in order are facetiously and abstemiously.

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