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Words. We are surrounded by words, especially if you are reading this! So let’s partake of a little word trivia.

  • I have often heard that orange has no rhyming word. Not true. Orange rhymes with Blorenge, a hill in Wales.
  • Here are a few non-rhyming words: wolf, depth, bulb, and oblige.
  • How about words without vowels, not even a Y: brrr, hmm, shh, and my favorite, tsktsk.
  • The shortest word composed of 5 consonants in a row is angsts.
  • Only 2 US states start with 2 consonants: Florida and Rhode Island.
  • Alaska is the only US state that can be typed (using a QWERTY keyboard) using only one row of keys.
  • Q is the only letter that does not appear in the names of the 50 US states.
  • Typewriter can be typed using only the top row of keys on a typewriter.
  • Japan’s former capitol, Kyoto, and its current capitol, Tokyo, are anagrams of each other.
  • There is no other word that can be made from the word anagram.
  • Asthma begins and ends with a vowel, but there are no other vowels in between.
  • Strengths is the longest English word with a single vowel. It is also only one syllable.
  • A panagram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet) is pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs.



Comments on: "Trivia Tuesday – Words" (2)

  1. “The shortest word composed of 5 consonants in a row is angst.”

    Did I miss the day that “a” became a consonant?

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