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Interesting facts
 

Interesting facts  

created by tintin6 on 27 Oct 17
Hard level (50% of success)    7 questions - 48 players
Interesting facts about the English language.
 
1
Because of errors there are, in some dictionaries, words that don't exist, for example : "irregardless".
What are these words called?
   
   
   
2
SWIMS will be SWIMS even when turned upside down.
Such a word is called ... .
SWIMS will be SWIMS even when turned upside down.
Such a word is called ... .
   
   
   
3
They are meaningless verbal tics that you pronounce when you are looking for something to say. They are called ... .
   
   
   
4
"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" is a ... i.e.
 a sentence that contains every letter of the alphabet at least once. This one has been used to test typing equipment since at least the late 1800s.
"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" is a ... i.e.
a sentence that contains every letter of the alphabet at least once. This one has been used to test typing equipment since at least the late 1800s.
   
   
   
5
The most difficult ... in the English language is “The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep's sick”.
The most difficult ... in the English language is “The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep's sick”.
   
   
   
6
A new word is added to the dictionary every two ... .
A new word is added to the dictionary every two ... .
   
   
   
7
A (an) ... was a medieval unit of time. The movement of a shadow on a sundial covered 40 ... in a solar hour.
A (an) ... was a medieval unit of time. The movement of a shadow on a sundial covered 40 ... in a solar hour.
   
   
   
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