12 Uninteresting Words That Are Actually Very Interesting

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12 Uninteresting Words That Are Actually Very Interesting

12 Uninteresting Words That Are Actually Very Interesting

The English language is filled with words, many of which people find to be dull and boring.  I mean have you seen a real physical dictionary? That thing is huge! But, what many people don’t know, is that those seemingly dull words in there actually have some pretty interesting facts behind them.

Bookkeeper is the only word in the entire English Language to have three consecutive groupings of 3 pairs of letters.  (The “oo” “kk” “ee”).

Cwm is the only word in the official dictionary not to feature a vowel.  The word is pronounced “koon” and is taken from the Welsh language to mean a valley.

Uncopyrightable is the longest word in the English dictionary to not use the same letter twice.

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is the longest word in the English language.  It is 45 letters long and is a lung disease caused by inhaling ash and sand dust. It’s plural version is the same length, ending in “…oses” instead.

Queueing is the word in the English language that has the most consecutive vowels (5).

Queue is the only word in the English language that you can remove the last 4 letters from and it won’t change the pronunciation of the word.

is the oldest word we have in the English Language.

Set has more definitions than any other word in the entire language.

Screeched is the longest one syllable word in the English Language

Therein contains 9 other words in it without having to reorder any of the letters.  The words are “the” “there” “he” “her” “here” “herein” “ere” “rein” “in”

Almost is the longest word in the language where all the letters remain alphabetical.

Daisy, like the flower, is actually a contraction made of the words “days eye,” since the flower opens up in the morning and closes at night time.

 

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