Interesting Facts About English

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Interesting Facts About English

Message  Mrs HILMI le Mar 18 Oct - 16:12

1)The word "alphabet" comes from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet: alpha, bēta.

2)A sentence that contains all 26 letters of the alphabet is called a "pangram".

3)The following sentence contains all 26 letters of the alphabet: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." This sentence is often used to test typewriters or keyboards.

4)The word "uncopyrightable" is the longest English word in normal use that contains no letter more
than once.

5)Only two English words in current use end in "-gry". They are "angry" and "hungry".


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