Thursday, 26 February 2009

word up

interesting facts


1. there are only four words in the English language which end in the suffix "-dous"
a) tremendous - extraordinarily great in size, amount, intensity, excellence
b) horrendous - shockingly dreadful or horrible
c) stupendous -amazingly large or great
d) hazardous - dangerous

2. There are only 2 words in English that have all five vowels in order

.AbstEmIOUs. - sparing or moderate in eating and drinking
.fAcEtIOUs. - meant to be humorous or funny . not serious.

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