Shishu Sansaar | English
|1-Wonderful Language English|
1-Wonderful Language English
1. Here are 20 sentences, can you read them right the first time?
2. Only three words in standard English begin with the letters 'dw' and they are all common
words. Name at least two of them. (dweeb is not an answer)
3. There are 14 punctuation marks in English grammar. Can you name at least half of them?
4. Name 6 or more things that you can wear on your feet beginning with the letter 'S'
5. Did you know that which words spell the same whether you write them
normally or backward?
6. What is that word that,
if you move its 1st letter to the last, it will spell its past tense?
7. "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
8. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.
9. There are only
four words in the English language which end in "dous" --
10. There are only
two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order - a,
e, i, o ,u
11. The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet, that is why after teaching use of all the four rows of keyboard, the learner learns to type this sentence first.
12. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one periterrow of the keyboard.
13. "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand; and "lollipop" with your right.
14. А Professor Ernest Brennecke of Columbia is credited with inventing a sentence that can be made to have eight different meanings by placing just only ONE WORD in all possible positions in the sentence: "I hit him in the eye yesterday."? The word is "ONLY". If you can, don't see below, otherwise see below.
1. ONLY I hit him in the eye yesterday. (No one else did.)
This is the beauty and complexity of the English language.
8. And if you rearrange the letters in "Tea Party Republicans, " and add
just a few more letters, it spells: "Shut up you free-loading, progress-blocking,
benefit-grabbing, resource-sucking, violent, hypocritical idiots, and face the fact that
you nearly wrecked the country under Bush."
9. Doesn't it seem crazy that you can make amends but not even one can amend you?
10. We pronounce 22 as Twenty-Two, 33 as Thirty-Three, 44 as
Forty-Four, 55 as Fifty-Five,
Created by Sushma Gupta on January 15, 2002
Modified on 09/27/13