Have you ever wondered what the little dot on top of an ‘i’ is called, or what the only two words in the English language that end in ‘-gry’ are? No? Well, get ready, because you are about to!

In the English language, …  

… the shortest word containing all five main vowels is ‘eunoia’, meaning ‘beautiful thinking’ or a state of normal mental health.

… the longest word with only one vowel is ‘strengths’ (9 letters long).

… there are only four words that end with ‘dous’: ‘tremendous’, ‘stupendous’, ‘hazardous’, and ‘horrendous’.

… the oldest word is ‘town’.

… the longest one -syllable word is ‘screeched’.

… the longest word with all the letters in alphabetical order is ‘almost’.

… the only two words that end in ‘gry’ are ‘hungry’ and ‘angry’.

… the longest word without the main vowels is ‘rhythms’.

… the dot on top of the letter ‘i’ is called a ‘tittle’.

… the most commonly-used word in conversation is ‘I’.