Some interesting facts about the english language

Did you know that the first English dictionary was written in 1755!

Did you know that the oldest English language word is 'Town'!

Did you know that the least used letter in the alphabet in English language is ‘Q’!

Did you know that there are only 4 words in the English language which end with 'dous'. They are: hazardous, horrendous, stupendous and tremendous!

Did you know that that the word 'Bookkeeper' and 'bookkeeping' are the only 2 words in the English language with three consecutive double letters!

Did you know that the dot on top of the letter 'i' is called ‘tittle’!

Did you know that the word 'Strengths' is the longest word in the English language with just one vowel! 

Did you know that the word 'almost' is the longest in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order!

Did you know that all pilots on international flights identify themselves in English regardless of their country of origin!

Did you know that no words in the English language rhyme with orange, silver or purple

Did you know that the Longest word in Shakespeare's works, and the longest word in the English language featuring alternating consonants and vowels.  It means being able to achieve honours and awards:

Honorificabilitudinitatibus

Did you know that The Queen sent her first e-mail in 1976.