Thursday, August 7, 2008

I have some interesting and useless information about a variety of words for you this week as well as a freebie...

"karate" means "empty hand."
"samba" means "to rub navels together.
"Kemo Sabe" means "soggy shrub" in Navajo.
"Rhythms" is the longest English word without vowels.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.
The double X in a word is common in the Maltese language.
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
"Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand; "lollipop" with your right.
The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes).
The world's largest alphabet is Cambodian, with 74 letters.
The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.
TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."
A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable".
"Euouae," a medieval music term, is the longest word in English that contains only vowels. It’s also the word with the most consecutive vowels.
"Bookkeeper" is the only English word that has three consecutive double letters.

So now you know all that, here is your alphabet to make up your own words...

This uppercase alphabet co-ordinates with Scrapstreet's August free kit Agean Seas.
Get the alpha here
for a short time and the free kit in store .

If you miss the alpha, it will be in store in the Digi Dollar Spot later this month.

Sorry the alpha link has expired, but you can buy the Agean Seas Alpha in the ScrapStreet Store next week for $1.



Maria said...

Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Digital Scrapbooking Freebie search engine today (look for timestamp: 08 Aug [LA 12:00am, NY 02:00am, UK 07:00am, OZ 05:00pm] ).