Amazing Facts

- ‘Angry’ and ‘hungry’ are the only two words in common use ending in "gry".
- Beijing has three dotted letters in a row (in lower case). Another country like this is Fiji.
- HONORIFICABILITUDINTATIBUS is the longest word consisting entirely of alternating vowels and consonants. Can you say this? Can you find two of these types of alternate words in the newspaper with
atleast five letters?


An apposition is when a word is placed next to another word which it describes. For example, in "a cool song", the word "cool" is an apposition of the word "song".




Words are groups of letters with meanings. Writing and speaking is full of words.

A definition is a sentence or couple of sentences that explains what a word means. Dictionaries have lots definitions.


An abbreviation is a shortened version of a word or phrase. For example, the U.S.A. is short for the United States of America. In instant messaging you use lots of abbreviations.