Did You Know That (About Alphabets) - 4

  • Automobile is a word having all 5 vowels. There are other words too.
  • The shortest word used in English containing all five vowels is iouea.
  • The shortest 4 syllable word used in English is iouea.
  • There are only two words in dictionary that end with 'gry'. One is 'hundry' and other is 'angry'.
  • The word ‘set’ has the highest number of definitions.
  • Month, orange, silver, and purple do not rhyme with any other word. 
  • A pangram is a sentence that contains every letter in the language. For example, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.”
  • The longest word in the English language is 45 letters long: “Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.” It is the scientific name for a type of lung disease. 
  • The chess term “checkmate” is from a 14th-century Arabic phrase, “shah mat,” meaning “the king is helpless.” 
  • All the days in a week; Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday are named after Roman gods.

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