Did you know that …

  • Did you know the most commonly used letter in the alphabet is E
  • Did you know the least used letter in the alphabet is Q
  • Did you know dreamt is the only word that ends in mt
  • Did you know the first letters of the months July through to November spell JASON
  • Did you know there are only 4 words in the English language which end in ‚dous’ (they are: hazardous, horrendous, stupendous and tremendous)
  • Did you know the oldest word in the English language is ‚town’
  • Did you know ‚Bookkeeper’ and ‚bookkeeping’ are the only 2 words in the English language with three consecutive double letters
  • Did you know the word ‚Strengths’ is the longest word in the English language with just one vowel
  • Did you know the dot on top of the letter ‚i’ is called a tittle
  • Did you know the past tense for the English word ‚dare’ is ‚durst’
  • Did you know the word ‚testify’ derived from a time when men were required to swear on their testicles
  • Did you know The first English dictionary was written in 1755
  • Did you know the word old English word ‚juke’ meaning dancing lends its name to the juke box
  • Did you know 1 out of every 8 letters written is an e
  • Did you know the longest one syllable word in the English language is ‚screeched’
  • Did you know all pilots on international flights identify themselves in English regardless of their country of origin
  • Did you know the expression to ‚knuckle down’ originated from playing marbles (players used to put their knuckles to the ground for their best shots)
  • Did you know the word ‚almost’ is the longest in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order
  • Did you know the most commonly used word in English conversation is ‚I’

 

source: www.did-you-knows.com

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