Monday, October 02, 2006

Let's Talk about WORDS in ENGLISH

Here is some trivias about english words to ponder. See for youself!

List of word without vowel

What else you have in mind of those word without a vowel?

The longest word in any major English language dictionary is pneumono­ultra­micro­scopic­silico­volcano­coniosis, a 45-letter word supposed to refer to a lung disease, but research has discovered that this word was originally intended as a hoax. It has since been used in a close approximation of its originally intended meaning, lending at least some degree of validity to its claim. Awesome, right?

Are you a text fanatic? There are various single letter words used as abbreviations in text-speak and related uses:

* a – "eh" (a popular Canadian phrase)
* b – "be" or "bee"
* c – "sea" or "see"
* f – "fat"
* I – "eye"
* k – "okay"
* n – "in" or "and"
* o – "oh"
* p – "pea" (small green vegetable) or "pee" (to urinate)
* q – "cue" or "queue"
* r – "are"
* t – "tea" or less commonly "tee"
* u – "you"
* v – "very"
* w – "with"
* x – part of the phrase "x out"
* y – "why"

Various digits have also been pressed into service in this manner:

* 1 – "won"
* 2 – "to", "too". Can also be used as part of a word. Example: 2moro (tomorrow).
* 4 – "for" – Can also be used as part of a word. Examples: a4d, 4cast, 4give, 4got, 4m, 4mer, 4milk, 4most, 4t, 4tell, and b4 (before).
* 8 – "ate" – Can also be used as part of a word. Examples: l8r, navig8, m8, sk8, veget8, w8, and copul8.

What you think? Amazing isn't it? there are lots of word which we use to communicate with our love ones but in our entire life we hadn't use all words available of today. What I mean is that there are also word which we haven't known that are existing, am I right? Well this are a few things I would like to share about regarding trivias in word.