jueves, 29 de septiembre de 2011

Fun Facts About The English Language

Before reading this Washington Post article, see if you know the answer to the following questions:

What's the pronunciation of eight and strait?
What other words besides hungry and angry end in "-gry?”
Are there any words in which the same letter appears three times in a row?
What's the longest one-syllable English word?
Are there any words that have no words that rhyme with them?
Are there any words that exist only as a plural?
What is the opposite of exceed (which means to be superior to or better than)?
Is there a word for a baby hedgehog?

Now read the article by Margaret Webb and find the answer to all the questions.