Did you know…?

Did you know that the word “are” is the only word in the English language to which you can add one letter and it becomes a 3-syllable word?

Are + A = Area

Did you know that the word “forty” is the only number that when spelled out, has its letters in alphabetical order?

Similarly, did you know that the number “one”, when spelled out, has all of its letters in reverse alphabetical order?

“Stewardesses” is the longest word you can type with one hand (when you type correctly on a QWERTY keyboard).

Just a few things to make you think today!  You can find lots of great examples of remarkable language and number facts right here. Be sure to scroll down the comments list for more!

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