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Language Facts

Here you will find Interesting Language Facts about 2,700 major languages spoken throughout the world. There are many myth & interesting things related to these languages which you never know. These Facts about Languages are collected to surprise you. Many of the Language Facts are about the most common language in the word and that is English. Tell your friends about these Language Facts and then ask them 'Did you know it', I am sure that the answer will be NO.

Spoken languages in the world
Spoken languages in the world

There are around 41,806 different spoken languages in the world today.

Shortest complete sentence
Shortest complete sentence

'Go', is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

Same sentence in reverse
Same sentence in reverse

WAS IT A CAR OR A CAT I SAW.. 'WASITACARORACATISAW'.. This is the only English sentence which even if we read in reverse, it'll give the same sentence.

Longest term in the English language
Longest term in the English language

Floccinaucinihilipilification, the declaration of an item being useless, is the longest non-medical term in the English language.

Get rid of their unwanted people
Get rid of their unwanted people

Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get fired."


Full form of NEWS
Full form of NEWS

The word 'News' is actually an acronym standing for the 4 cardinal compass points - North, East, West, and South!

More definitions of a word
More definitions of a word

The word 'set' has more definitions than any other word in the English language.

Goodbye Means
Goodbye Means

"Goodbye" came from "God bye" which came from "God be with you."



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