10 things you didn’t know about English

  1. Dreamt is the only word in english that ends with ‘mt’
  2. Hold it… English isn’t the most spoken language in the world… it’s succeeded by Mandarin and Chinese
  3. “Go!” is the shortest, in the number of words, complete English sentence that directly answers your question.
  4. The alphabet got it’s name from the first two letters of the greek alphabet, Alpha and Beta.
  5. There are 2 billion words in the English language. You only know around 50 thousand of them.
  6. Titin is the largest known protein. It holds the record of the longest word and consists of 189,891 letters and takes approximately 3.5 hours to pronounce it.185y8bh63iti0png
  7. ‘Drunk’ has the most number of synonyms that is, 2000 synonyms.
  8. ‘Who’ is the oldest english word.
  9. ‘The’, ‘Be’, ‘To’, ‘Of’, ‘For’, make up 25% of the words you speak. Swears make up 3%.
  10. Most people believe that no word rhymes with ’orange’ but ‘sporange’ does.
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4 comments

  1. Pradeep Singh · November 6, 2015

    Tum tamatam tum
    Tamatar khaatey hum
    Angrez ke bacchey kya jaane
    Angrezi jaaney hum!

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  2. Rashmi Singh · November 6, 2015

    Ha ha ha…. Pradeep Singh is Phunny.
    Texting is creating new lingo. And people r forgtng basic eng lang nd spellng also. Lol.😝
    Good one Adi…. All your blogs are nice.

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