Days of the Year and World
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT ENGLISH
• The most common letter is “e”. • Only two English words which end in “gry”: Angry & Hungry. • “Uncopyrightable” is the longest English word that contains no letter more than once. • A sentence that contains all the 26 letters of alphabet is called a “Pangram”. • Only two English words which end in “mt”: Dreamt & Undreamt. • A word formed by joining together parts of existing words is called “Blend”. Example: Brunch = Breakfast + Lunch Motel = Motorcar + Hotel Guesstimate = Guess + Estimate. • The longest English without a vowel is “Rhythm”. • The shortest complete sentence in English is “I am”. • The word in English to have many definitions is “Set”. • “Underground” is the only word in English that begins and ends with the letters “und”. • The verb “Cleave” is the only word to have two synonyms which are antonyms of each other: Adhere & Separate. • Ten words can be obtained from the word “Therein” without rearranging any of its letters: the, there, he, in, rein, her, here, ere, herein, therein. • The longest words in English are: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcaniosis and its plural- pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanioses. • No words in English rhyme with orange, silver or purple • ‘Stewardesses’ is the longest word that is typed with only left on a keyboard. • The words “Bookkeeper”, “Bookkeepers” and “Bookkeeping” are the only unhyphenated words with three consecutive double letters.
FACTS ABOUT INDIA • India is the World’s largest democracy. • India is the largest English speaking nation in world. • India has the second largest pool of Scientist and Engineers in the World. • India has the largest number of Post offices in the World. • The Baily Bridge is the highest bridge in the world. It is located in the Ladakh valley between the