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English is one of the oldest and widely used language in the world followed by Chinese and Hindi. similar to other languages there are many evaluation in English language from earlier English to Modern English. Many English Fact looks very interesting and most of them turn our head around. We have came across these English Facts but we could not bother on the point. In this post we will discuss most of the Interesting English Facts that will open your jaws.
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Interesting English Facts about English Grammar, English Vocabulary, English Language and English Literatures
The shortest sentence in the English language consists of only one word and which is just “Go”.
The longest word in English language is “Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis” . This word contains 45 letters, and this word is a type of lung disease caused by the inhalation of ash and sand dust, it is mostly associated with volcanic ash.
अंग्रेजी भाषा का सबसे लंबा शब्द “Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis” है। इस शब्द में 45 अक्षर हैं, और यह शब्द एक प्रकार का फेफड़ों का रोग है जो राख और रेत की धूल के साँस लेने से होता है, यह ज्यादातर ज्वालामुखी राख से जुड़ा होता है।
There is a word in English with seven-letters that contains ten words without rearranging any of the letters. The word is ‘Therein(उसमें)’, Words within ‘therein’ are: The, There, He, In, Rein, Her, Here, Ere, Therein, Herein.
अंग्रेजी में सात अक्षरों वाला एक शब्द है जिसमें किसी भी अक्षर को पुनर्व्यवस्थित किए बिना दस शब्द हैं। वो शब्द है ‘Therein‘ : ‘Therein‘ के भीतर शब्द हैं: The, There, He, In, Rein, Her, Here, Ere, Therein, Herein।
The word with the maximum number of definitions in English is ‘Set’ with amazingly around 464 definitions.
अंग्रेजी में परिभाषाओं की अधिकतम संख्या वाला शब्द ‘Set‘ है जिसमें आश्चर्यजनक रूप से लगभग 464 परिभाषाएं हैं।
The sentence containing each letter of the Alphabet in the language is called “Pangram”. The most well-known example of Pangram is : “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.”
भाषा में वर्णमाला के प्रत्येक अक्षर वाले वाक्य को “Pangram” कहा जाता है। पंग्राम का सबसे प्रसिद्ध उदाहरण है: “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.“
The other pangram is “Pack my box with five dozen Liquor jugs.”
दूसरा pangramहै “Pack my box with five dozen Liquor jugs.“
“Bookkeeper (लेखाकार)” और “Bookkeeping (बही खाता रखना)” केवल 2 शब्द हैं जिनमें अंग्रेजी भाषा में लगातार तीन दोहरे अक्षर हैं।
Only “Almost” is the longest word in English with all alphabets in alphabetical order.
केवल “Almost” अंग्रेजी का सबसे लंबा शब्द है जिसमें सभी अक्षर alphabetical order में हैं।
In English, One of the oldest, shortest, most commonly used words in old and modern English is “I”.
अंग्रेजी में, पुरानी और आधुनिक अंग्रेजी में सबसे पुराने, सबसे छोटे, सबसे अधिक इस्तेमाल किए जाने वाले शब्दों में से एक “I” है।
In English language “E” is the most commonly used letter that One in eight of all the letters written in English is ‘E’.
अंग्रेजी भाषा में “E” सबसे अधिक इस्तेमाल किया जाने वाला अक्षर है जो अंग्रेजी में लिखे गए सभी आठ अक्षरों में से एक ‘E‘ है।
We can pronounce ‘ough’ in English in nine different ways. The sentence contains all forms of ‘ough’ : A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful ploughman strode through the streets of scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.
The longest word in English that can be spelled without repeating any letters is ‘uncopyrightable.’
There is no English word which can rhymes with Month, Orange, Silver or Purple.
In English language, Approximately one new word is added in every 2 hours and around 4,000 new words are added to the English dictionary every year.
More English words begin with the letter ‘s’ than with any other letters.
The dot over the letter ‘i’ is called Tittle. The dot is just called superscript dot. j is the another word.
Name for a word we repeat too often is ‘crutch’, these words are actually, basically, honestly, like, etc. They add no value or meaning to a sentence.
The word ‘alphabet’ comes from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet: alpha, beta.
Question: How many countries has English as the official language? Answer: 67 Countries
Question: Which is the most commonly used letter in the English language? Answer: “E”
Time is the most commonly used noun in English Language.
Good is the most common adjective used in English language.
There is only two words in English Language which ends with “-gry” : “angry” and “hungry”.
1/4 of the world´s population speak at least some English.
In 1755 the first English dictionary was written.
Town is the oldest word that is still in use in modern English.
In 201, the word `LOL´ added to the Oxford English Dictionary which means laugh out loud.
The first letters of the months separating June and December spell ‘JASON’.
“Shit” is among the oldest of English Language which mean “cattle diarrhoea”.
The chess term “checkmate” comes from a 14th century Arabic phrase, “Shah-Mat”, which means “the king is helpless”.
English is the official language of Sky, all pilots, regardless of their country of origin, identify themselves in English on international flights.
“Typewriter” is one of the longest common words you can type on the top row of a typewriter.
“Dreamt(सपना)” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.
The word four has four letters. In the English language there is no other number whose number of letters is equal to its value.
A person who studies caves is called a “speleologist(गुहावैज्ञानिक)”.
The word “ultimate(आख़िरी)” is the last thing to happen, “penultimate(आखरी से पहले)” is next-to-last and “antepenultimate” is the last but two in a series; the third last. “The antepenultimate item on the agenda”
“Aglet” is called to the plastic material at the end of a shoe.
The dent between your nose and your lips is called a Philtrum.
The ZIP in Zipcode means “Zoning improvement plan”.
The symbol “&” is called an “ampersand”, and is a version of the Latin word “et”, which means “and”.
“Forty” is the only number which has its letters in alphabetical order. “One” is the only number with its letters in reverse alphabetical order.
On reversing the words they spell the same: “Malayalam”,“Liril” and “Madam”.
“Stewardesses(परिचारिका)” is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
“Underground” is the only word in the English language that begins and ends with the letters “und.”
Only 3 words in the English language end in “ceed”: “proceed,” “exceed,” and “succeed.”
English has the largest vocabulary about 800,000 words in all the languages exists one earth.
No language has more synonyms than English.
The most common letters in English are R S T L N E.
The only word in English dictionary that sums up exactly 100 is “attitude”.
“The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick” is said to be the toughest tongue twister in English.
The letter most in use in the English language is “E” and the letter “Q” is least used.
The word “queue” is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.
The word “triskaidekaphobia” means “fear of Friday the 13th”. It also means “superstition about the number thirteen” in general.
“Rhythms” is the longest English word without the normal vowels, a, e, i, o, or u.
There is a word in the English language with only one vowel, which occurs five times: “indivisibility.”
The shortest word in the English language with all its letters in alphabetical order is the word “almost.”
Longest word is nine letter words in the English language, only one vowel in it: “strengths”.
The phrase “long time no see” is believed to be a literal translation of a Native American or Chinese phrase as it is not grammatically correct.
The two most common words in English are I and you.
The English language is said to be one of the happiest languages in the world – oh, and the word ‘happy’ is used 3 times more often than the word ‘sad’!
Over 80% of the information stored on computers worldwide is in English.
The word ‘Goodbye’ originally comes from an Old English phrase meaning ‘God be with you’.
Any number with a series of repeating digits, like 7777, is called “Repdigit” Makes total sense, actually.
A 672-sided shape is called a “hexahectaheptacontakaidigon.” No thanks, not even going to try to pronounce that.
The word “selfie” was the Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year in 2013 because the use of the term increased 17,000% from 2012 to 2013.
The shortest “-ology” is oology, which is the study of birds’ eggs.
Swims will be Swims even when turned upside down. Such words are usually called ambigrams.
If you were to write out every number name in full (one, two, three, four…), you wouldn’t use a single letter B until you reached one billion.
A word formed by joining together parts of existing words is called a “blend” Many new words enter the English language in this way. Examples are “brunch” (breakfast + lunch); “motel” (motorcar + hotel); and “guesstimate” (guess + estimate). Note that blends are not the same as compounds or compound nouns, which form when two whole words join together, for example: website, blackboard, darkroom.
In English, the @ symbol is usually called “the at sign” or “the at symbol”.
If we place a comma before the word “and” at the end of a list, this is known as an “Oxford comma” or a “serial comma”. For example: “I drink coffee, tea, and wine.”
Some words exist only in plural form, for example: glasses (spectacles), binoculars, scissors, shears, tongs, gallows, trousers, jeans, pants, pyjamas (but note that clothing words often become singular when we use them as modifiers, as in “trouser pocket”).
The “QWERTY keyboard” gains its name from the fact that its first 6 letter keys are Q, W, E, R, T and Y. On early typewriters the keys were arranged in such a way as to minimize the clashing of the mechanical rods that carried the letters.
If you try to say the alphabet without moving your lips or tongue every letter will sound the same.
About 100 languages uses the same alphabet like in English.
The most common word in English is “The”
Unprosperousness, at 16 letters long, is the longest word in which each letter occurs at least twice.
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