20 Cool facts about English

  1. The most common letter in English is "e".
  2. The most common vowel in English is "e", followed by "a".
  3. The most common consonant in English is "r", followed by "t".
  4. Every syllable in English must have a vowel (sound). Not all syllables have consonants. 
  5. Only two English words in current use end in "-gry". They are "angry" and "hungry".


7 Words We All Overuse

There are over 250,000 words in the Oxford English Dictionary. Some of them are new and some of them are old. Despite this seemingly endless amount of words, many people continue to use the same handful of adjectives to describe their newly bought gadget or their best friend’s baby shower announcement. Anyway, here are the following:


It’s commonly used to describe everything in most talent show acts. It's considered as the porridge in the adjective world, not too sophisticated but not too ordinary.


Monday: Idioms and Expressions


Ahhh the joys of Monday morning. For many of us it means a combination of waking up early, commuting to work, taking that first coffee of the day, meeting with our boss, switching on the PC, and start working. Anyway, did you know that there are several idioms and expressions using the word "Monday"? Here are the following:


How To Spell Potato?

If GH can stand for P as in Hiccough 
If OUGH can stand for O as in Dough 
If PHTH can stand for T as in Phthisis 
If EIGH can stand for A as in Neighbor 
If TTE can stand for T as in Gazette 
If EAU can stand for O as in Plateau

Then the right way to spell POTATO should be:



Often you come across words that are paired together but maybe completely contradictory in meaning such as awfully good,  pretty ugly, random order, small crowd etc. These word pairs are known as oxymoron.

An oxymoron is a figure of speech that uses contradictory terms in conjunction, which means two words that ironically contradict each other.  Learn more about oxymorons by checking out some of these funny examples.


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