Before 2020 comes to an end, we have just about enough time to give you 5 more fun facts about the English language!
What is the shortest sentence possible in English?
What could possibly be the most difficult tongue twister to say in English?
We have built on our vocabulary facts last time, to bring you some facts that are more quirky and intriguing.
Hope you enjoy these facts as much as us. You can read our other posts below for more facts:
Fun Facts Part 1 – Facts 1 to 5
Fun Facts Part 2 – Facts 6 to 10
Fun Facts Part 3 – Facts 11 to 15
Fun Fact 16:
The word “alphabet” is derived from the first two letters in the Greek alphabet Alpha and Beta.
Fun Fact 17:
No other language has more synonyms than English.
Fun Fact 18:
The toughest tongue twister in English is The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.
Fun Fact 19:
“Go” is the shortest meaningful sentence in English.
Fun Fact 20:
Floccinaucinihilipilification is the longest non-medical term in English.