You think English is easy?-26th of August 2011

1) The bandage was wound around the wound.
2) The farm was used to produce produce.
3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
4) We must polish the Polish furniture.
5) He could lead if he would get the lead out.
6) The soldier decided to desert his dessert in the desert.
7) Since there is no time like the present, he thought it was time to present the present.
8) A bass was painted on the head of the bass drum.
9) When shot at, the dove dove into the bushes.
10) I did not object to the object.

11) The insurance was invalid for the invalid.
12) There was a row among the oarsmen about how to row.
13) They were too close to the door to close it.
14) The buck does funny things when the does are present.
15) A seamstress and a sewer fell down into a sewer line.
16) To help with planting, the farmer taught his sow to sow.
17) The wind was too strong to wind the sail.
18) Upon seeing the tear in the painting I shed a tear..
19) I had to subject the subject to a series of tests.
20) How can I intimate this to my most intimate friend?

Fun facts-August 2011


  • No word in the English language rhymes with month. 
  • "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt". 
  • The word "set" has more definitions than any other word in the English language. 
  • "Underground" is the only word in the English language that begins and ends with the letters "und." 
  • The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. 
  • The only other word with the same amount of letters is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural. 
  • There is a seven letter word in the English language that contains ten words without rearranging any of its letters, "therein": the, there, he, in, rein, her, here, here, ere, therein, herein. 
  • No words in the English language rhyme with orange, silver or purple. 
  • 'Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand. 
  • The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable."
  • The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter in the alphabet.
  • “I am”. Is the shortest complete sentence in English language.
  • "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.