WORDS are sooo cool! i love finding out things about them. just for fun heres some cool word stuff. did you know???
“ough" can be pronounced in 9 different ways! dont believe it?? read this! “A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.” WOUGH! hough cool is that!
"rhythm" and "syzygy" are the longest words without vowels. syzygy??? huh???
theres no words that rhyme with "orange" or "purple" or "silver" or "month"
if you spell out every number from 0 to 999 youre gonna find all the vowels except for "a" til you get all the way to one thousAnd!
wanna win at scrabble?? play the word "quartzy!" its the highest scoring word you could make! and...on a triple word score...yikes!
the most frequently used lettr at the beginning of a word is the letter "S." and...the most frequently used word in the english language is the word "the." yikes! i just wrote "the" 7 times.! ack!
the book gadsby written by ernest vincent wright has 50,110 words in it and NOT ONE word has the letter "e." yikes! who counted??!! and...whos gonna check to see if thats true?? not me!!
shakespeare invented the words "assissination" and "bump"
of all the words in the english language the word "set" has the most definitions!
the word "therein" contains 10 words without rearranging any of its letters. check it out! therein...the...there...he...in...rein...her...here...ere.
a sentence that contains all 26 letters of the alphabet is called a "pangram." heres an example: "Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs."
the symbol on the "pound" key (#) is called an octothorpe.
"go." is the shortest complete sentence in the english language!
oh...i know youre just dying to know... the longest place name still in use in the world is:
kakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwenuakitnatahu. its a hill in new zealand. if i lived there for sure id hate someone to ask ...where you from lenny? arrrgh!
know any cool word stuff?
...houghs from lenny :)