19 July 2010

Unique Facts About English....(must read)

It turns out that English has some unique facts you probably never know as long as you learn English.

Immediately, I gave some unique facts about the English language,Consider the following:

1. Stewardesses is the longest word that can be typed at the keyboard using only your left hand. While for the right hand, the lollipop is the longest.

2. There is no word in English that rhyme / rhymes with month, orange, silver, purple, angst and Scalp.

3. Dreamt is the only English word that end with the letters 'mt'.

4. Sentence The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog uses every letter in the alphabet.

5. The word racecar, kayak and level can be read back and forth from left to right or right to left.

6. There are only four words in the English language that ends with the syllable 'dous', namely: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous and hazardous.

7. There are two words in the English language that uses all five vowels in sequence (a, e, i, o, u), namely: abstemious and facetious.

8. Typewriter is the longest word that can be typed using the letters contained in a single row on a keyboard (QWERTY row).

9. The most frequently used letters in English is the letter 'e'. This is a fact both in general English usage, in works of fiction and non-fiction, journalism, scripture and even Morse code!

10. For consonants, the most commonly used letter is the letter 't'.

11. Least used letter in English is 'q' - not 'z'.

12. Five-letter word most often appears as the first letter in the words of English - in sequence - is 't', 'o', 'a', 'w' and 'b'.

13. Nearly half of all English words ending by letters 'e', 't', 'd' and 's'.

14. The is the most frequently used words in English. If you do not believe it, try to speak English the right standard for five minutes without using the word 'the'.


  1. Lucky me find this article, i enjoyed reading.

  2. Wholaa... its so funny 'bout language that i starting to learn qe3 Thx

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  5. It's interesting post, ron ! How can you tell this ? You must need a long time to observe all these unique facts. I really never think to do as you can do.

  6. very interesting but i will be better in malay..huhuhuh