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If English words ever made any sense then "lackadaisically" would mean "with a shortage of flowers"..

Think From Where to Begin Improvement?
Improvement begins with letter "I".

Longest English Word:
Praetertranssubstantiationalistically - has 37 letters.

What is the longest word in English language without proper nouns or names etc
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanocon... (39 letters) is, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, "a word alleged to mean 'a lung disease caused by the inhalation of volcanic ash, causing inflammation in the lungs."

Which is the longest English word? - On Humor Side
That is "Smiles", because there is a mile in between two s - "Smiles".

The longest word typed using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

Longest word typed with only left hand.

Longest word typed with only right hand

A Book Without Letter "e" :
GADFY, written by Earnest Wright in 1939 is a 50,000+ word book, which doesn't contain a single word with 'e' in it.

Words without a Vowel:
Rhythm,     Cry,    Dry,    Fry,    Pry,    Sky,    Try, 

No word in the English Language Rhymes With
Month, Orange, Silver, and Purple.

There is only one word ending in "mt", what is that?
Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters 'mt'.

There are only four words in the English Language ending in 'dous':
Tremendous, Horrendous, Stupendous, and Hazardous.

There are only two words in the English Language that have all five vowels in order:
Abstemious and Facetious.

There is only one word in English Language that has all five vowels in reverse order

Strange Sentence --
The person who made this sentence must be a vocabulary GENIUS. Read the sentence below carefully:
"I do not know where family doctors acquired illegibly perplexing handwriting nevertheless, extraordinary pharmaceutical intellectuality counterbalancing indecipherability, transcendentalizes intercommunications' incomprehensibleness".

This is a sentence where the nth word is n letters long eg: 1st word is 1-letter long, 2nd word is 2-letters long, 3rd word is 3-letters long, 8th word is 8-letters long and so on... and the last word which is the 20th one contains 20 letters.

What These Words Have in Common
1. Banana
2. Dresser
3. Grammar
4. Potato
5. Revive
6. Uneven
7. Assess

No, it is not that they all have at least 2 double letters.
Give it another try . Look at each word carefully.
Are you peeking or have you already given up? This Is Cool.
Answer:  In all of the words listed, if you take the first letter, place it at the end of the word, and then spell the word backwards, it will be the same word. Did you figure it out?

One day a boy said to his teacher - "Wright has not written "rite", I say."
And the teacher replied as he eyed the error - "Right, Wright  write rite right, right away."



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Created by Sushma Gupta on January 15, 2002
Modified on 05/09/13