Category: Literature

words

“Uncopyrightable” is one of the longest words in the English dictionaries that does not repeat any letters

The longest word could be “subdermatoglyphic” – it’s not in any dictionaries but it’s in dermatology journals. Dermatoglyphics, misconjugatedly, and uncopyrightable, each fifteen letters long, are the longest English words in which no letter appears more than once. Fourteen letter words with this property are ambidextrously, benzhydroxamic, hydromagnetics, hydropneumatic, pseudomythical,

letters

“Bookkeeper”, “bookkeeping” and “sweettooth” are the only 3 words in the English language with three consecutive double letters

There are only 3 words in the English language that contain 3 sets of consecutive double letters. They are: bookkeeper bookkeeping sweettooth There are others that contain 3 sets of double letters but not consecutively. Some are: assessee keelless Mississippi committee keenness addressee

keyboard

The longest English word typeable using only the top row of a letters is “rupturewort”

The longest English word typeable using only the top row of letters has 11 letters: rupturewort. Similar words with 10 letters include: pepperwort, perpetuity, proprietor, requietory, repertoire, pourriture and typewriter. The word teetertotter (used in North American English) is longer at 12 letters, although it is usually spelled with a

fox jump

The sentence “the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English alphabet

“The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” is an English-language pangram phrase that contains all of the letters of the English alphabet. It has been used to test typewriters and computer keyboards. The earliest known appearance of the phrase is on March 14, 1885 from The Michigan School