Interesting Facts about English Language
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The longest word in English is 45 letters long ! It is ‘pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis’! It refers to a lung disease caused by silica dust.

Do you know about a 5 letter word in English dictionary, which is pronounced in the same way even when the last four letters are removed from it? Oh, you guessed it right, it is ‘queue’.

Here is something more about ‘Q’, would like to tell you that it is the least used letter in English language.

Do you there are few words in English language, which only exist in plural form? Here are few –glasses, scissors, trousers, jeans, pants etc.

Also you may be interested to know that one in every 6 persons in world knows or speaks English language.

Also the first word spoken on the moon by a human was an English word! Do you want to know what it was ? It was ‘ok’ (well a small controversy exists here,few say it was ‘Houston’ ,others say it was ‘Contact’, anyway all the said word were in English).

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