The distress code 'Mayday' comes from the French for help me, M'Aide!
Chinese ideogram for trouble
The Chinese ideogram for 'trouble' depicts two women living under one roof.
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The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
The longest word in English
The longest word in the English language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses!