25 Amazing facts about English language

English is the International language. It is spoken by almost everyone in today’s era. There are many unknown yet interesting facts related to this language. Let’s delve deeper into them.

1. The word “queue” in English is the only word whose pronunciation remains same even if we remove the last four words of the letter.

2. “Almost” is the longest word in english, with all its letters in English alphabetical numbers.

3. The first dictionary of English was written in 1755.

4. The oldest word in English is ‘town’.

5. “Rhythm” (rhythm) is the biggest word without the vowel.

6. “Go” is the shortest sentence of the English language.

7. On keyboard, there are three pairs of letters in alphabetical order (fgh, jkl, op).

8. The longest word to type from the right hand is ‘lollipop’.

9. ‘Stewardesses’ (service) is the biggest word that is type from left-hand.

10. This sentence contains all the letters of the English language in ‘The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.’

11. In all the words of England, “set” is a word that has many definitions.

12. ‘Typewriter’ is the longest word that is typed on the same line on the keyboard.

13. The dot on ‘i’ is said to be a ‘tittle’.

14. There are only two such words in English that the five vowels and those too in alphabetical numbers – ‘abstemious’ and ‘facetious’ (funny).

15. ‘Feedback’ is the shortest word in the English language, which includes A, B, C, D, E and F.

16. ‘Dreamt’ is the only word of English that ends with ‘mt’.

17. ‘Uncopyrightable’ is the only 15-letter word in which there is no repetition of any letter.

18. The word ‘checkmate’ used in Chess comes from the Persian idiom ‘Shah Mate’ which means ‘Raja died’.

19. If the words ‘Malayalam’, ‘Liril’, ‘Madam’ and ‘Nitin’ are written downside down, then it remains the same.

20. ‘Underground’ is the only word that starts and ends with ‘und’.

21. There are three such words that end with “ceed”. These are “Proceed”, “exceed” and “succeed”.

22. The counting of English words are 800,000 which is more than any other language.

23. ‘Bookkeeper’ is the only word that has 3 pairs of double letters.

24. There are only two words that have ‘gry’ in the end. They are ”angry” and ‘hungry’.

25. Most English words start with ‘s’.