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Friday, 10 February 2012

Miscellaneous Words Of the English Language

The longest English word that does not contain the letter 'e' is floccinaucinihilipilification at 29 letters.

Aegilops, 8 letters long, is the longest word with its letters arranged in alphabetical order.

Spoonfeed, 9 letters long, is the longest word with its letters arranged in reverse alphabetical order.

CIMICIC and CIMICID, each 7 letters long, are the longest words that are exclusively made up of Roman numerals when written in upper case.

Among words consisting of only Roman numeral letters, the "highest scoring" are MIMIC (2,102) and IMMIX (2,012).

Dermatoglyphics, misconjugatedly and uncopyrightable, each 15 letters long, are the longest words in which no letter appears more than once.

Unprosperousness, 16 letters long, is the longest word in which each letter occurs at least twice.

Esophagographers, 16 letter long, is the longest word in which each of its letters occurs twice.

 Discrete - discreet is the longest homophonic anagram (2 similarly pronounced words that are spelled differently but sound the same and are composed of the same letters).

Redivider is the longest common palindromic word (a word reading the same backwards and forwards).

The longest words that are reverse images of each other are stressed and desserts.

pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis a supposed lung disease (45 letters) is the longest word in English language.

Hotshots consists of the same four letters repeated. 

Abcaree, Abchalazal, Abcoulomb, crab cake, dabchick and drab cloth are among the only words in the English language that contain 'abc'.

Hydroxyzine and xyzzor are the only words that contain 'xyz'.

Tmesis is the only English word beginning with 'tm'.

The longest alphabetical sequences to appear in English words are 'mnop' and 'rstu'. 'Mnop' appears in such words as gymnopaedic, gymnophiona, gymnoplast, limnophilous, prumnopitys, semnopithecus, somnopathy and thamnophile. 'Rstu' appears in such words as overstudy, overstuff, superstud and understudy.

You and ewe are pronounced the same but have no letters in common. Eye and I is another such pair. Oh and eau is another.

Sub bookkeeper is the only English word with four pairs of double letters in a row. 

Assessee and keelless are the shortest words with three pairs of double letters. Cooee is the shortest word with two double letters.

Underfund and underground are the only two English words that start and finish with 'und'.

Dreamt is the only common English word ending in mt. 

Tremendous, horrendous, stupendous and hazardous are the only English words ending in -dous.

The word queue is the only one in the English language that is still pronounced the same when the last four letters are removed.

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Quote Of The Day:

"Empty Pockets teaches you a million things in life…But Full Pockets spoils you in a million ways"

Word Of the Day:

Arcadian (noun) - relating to a paradise in the country

e.g. Many town-dwellers dream of leading Arcadian existence.

Best Tongue Twisters

Three Swedish switched witches watch three swiss swatch watches switches.  Which Swedish switched witch watch which swiss swatch watch which?

Shep schwab shopped at scott’s schnapps shop; one shot of scott’s schnaps stopped schwab’s watch. 

Top chopstick shops stock top chopsticks 

S and SH:

Should saucy sharks seek shelter soon?

The sixth sick shiek's sixth sheep's sick.

She sits and shines shoes
And when she sits she shines all day

A skunk sat on a stump.
The skunk thought the stump stunk.
The stump thought the skunk stunk.

Sister Suzy's sewing shirts for soldiers
Such skill at sewing shirts
my shy young sister Suzy shows
Some soldiers send epistles
Saying they'd sooner sleep on thistles
Than the short serge shirts for soldiers
shy young sister Suzy sews.

Sister Susie went to sea
To see the sea, you see.
The sea she saw was a saucy sea,
A sort of saucy sea saw she.

Crisp B and BL:

Barren Beacon Beckons Bacon Baron

Good Blood, Bad Blood, Good Blood, Bad Blood, etc.
Red Blood, Blue Blood, Red Blood, Blue Blood, etc.

Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry, etc.
Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry, etc.

A big black bug bit a big black bear
and the big black bear bled blood.
This black bug bled blue-black blood
while the other black bug bled blue.

Better Botter bought some butter
But she said this butter's bitter
If I put it in my batter
It will make my batter bitter
So she bought some better butter
Put it in her bitter batter
And it made her bitter batter better

When tweedle beetles battle
With paddles in a puddle
They call it a tweedle beetle puddle paddle battle.
Dr. Seuss

Subtle Difference Between W and WH:

Which witch whined when the wine
was spilled on the wailing whale?

"I don't care a whit for your wit or whims,"
said Warren Wharton.

Whether the weather be cold
Or whether the weather be hot
Whatever the weather we'll weather the weather
Whether we like it or not.

M and N:

Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager
imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.

She stood upon the balcony, inimically mimicking him
hiccupping while amicicably welcoming him in.

Any noise annoys an oyster,
but an noisy noise annoys an oyster most.

you know New York
you need New York
you know you need unique New York

Bobby Bibby bought a bat
Bobby Bibby bought a ball
With his bat Bob banged the ball
Banged it bump against the wall
But so boldy Bobby banged it
That he burst his rubber ball
Boo! cried Bobby, Bad luck, ball!
Bad luck, Bobby, Bad Luck ball.
Now to drown his many troubles
Bobby Bibby's blowing bubbles.

Black Bart was a smart marksman.

R and T

Round the rugged rocks the ragged rascals ran

Rosco the rum runner rubbed out Rudy the rat
for ruining his rum running receipts.

Thistle sticks sixty six thousand and six thistle sticks

Theophulous Thistle, the thistle sifter
thrust a thousand thistles through the thick of his thumb.

My dame hath a lame tame crane.
My dame hath a crane that is lame.
Oh gentle Jane, doth my dame's lame tame crane
leave and come home again?

What a to-do to die today, at a minute or two to two;
A thing distinctly hard to say, but harder still to do.
For they'll beat a tattoo, at twenty to two
A rat-tat-tat- tat-tat-tat- tat-tat-tattoo
And a dragon will come when he hears the drum,
At a minute or two to two today, at a minute or two to two.

Give me the gift of a grip-top sock,
A clip drape shipshape tip top sock.
Not your spinslick slapstick slipshod stock,
But a plastic, elastic grip-top sock.
None of your fantastic slack swap slop
From a slap dash flash cash haberdash shop.
Not a knick knack knitlock knockneed knickerbocker sock
With a mock-shot blob-mottled trick-ticker top clock.
Not a supersheet seersucker ruck sack sock,
Not a spot-speckled frog-freckled cheap sheik's sock
Off a hodge-podge moss-blotched scotch-botched block.
Nothing slipshod drip drop flip flop or glip glop
Tip me to a tip top grip top sock.
Dr. Seuss

"Will you walk a little faster," said the whiting to the snail.
"There's a porpoise close behind us
    and he's treading on my tail.
See how eagerly the lobsters and the turtles all advance.
They are waiting on a shingle;
    will you come and join the dance?
Will you, won't you, will you, won't you
Will you join the dance?
Won't you, will you, won't you, will you,
Won't you join the dance?"
Lewis Caroll

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
Where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

I saw Susie sitting in a shoe shine shop.
Where she sits she shines, and where she shines she sits.

How many boards
Could the Mongols hoard
If the Mongol hordes got bored?

How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?

Send toast to ten tense stout saints' ten tall tents.
by Raymond Weisling

Sheena leads, Sheila needs.

The thirty-three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.

Clean clams crammed in clean cans.

Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.

To sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock,
In a pestilential prison, with a life-long lock,
Awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock,
From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block!
To sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock,
In a pestilential prison, with a life-long lock,
Awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock,
From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block!
A dull, dark dock, a life-long lock,
A short, sharp shock, a big black block!
To sit in solemn silence in a pestilential prison,
And awaiting the sensation
From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block!
by W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert and Sullivan from The Mikado

If Stu chews shoes, should Stu choose the shoes he chews?

Luke Luck likes lakes.
Luke's duck likes lakes.
Luke Luck licks lakes.
Luck's duck licks lakes.
Duck takes licks in lakes Luke Luck likes.
Luke Luck takes licks in lakes duck likes.
from Dr. Seuss' Fox in Socks

Santa's Short Suit Shrunk

One-one was a race horse.
Two-two was one too.
One-one won one race.
Two-two won one too.

Six sleek swans swam swiftly southwards

Gobbling gorgoyles gobbled gobbling goblins.

How many cookies could a good cook cook If a good cook could cook cookies? A good cook could cook as much cookies as a good cook who could cook cookies.

Why "1" is One and "2" is Two ?


The Numbers we write are made up of algorithms, (1,2,3,4,etc) called Arabic algorithms, to distinguish them from the roman algorithms (I, II, III, IV etc).   

The Arabs popularized these algorithms, but their origin goes back to the Phoenician merchants that used them to count and do their commercial countability. 
Have you ever asked the question why 1 is "one", 2 is "two", 3 is "three"....?
What is the logic that exist in the Arabic algorithms?
The answer is simple!..........These are angles!

And the most interesting and the intelligent of all!

Quote Of The Day:

" You never know how strong you are.....until being strong is the only choice you have"

Word Of The Day:

abstruse (adj.) = hard to understand from the latin abstrudere: to conceal

e.g. When we can recall events from our dreams, they seem abstruse to us.