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11 Unknown Facts About English Language

Of-course, we know that English is one of the most spoken languages in the world. It is a west Germanic language which was initially spoken in medieval England only, but has now become a global lingua franca (official language). Today, at FactWish we’re gonna tell you some of the unknown facts about English language. So, let go!

1. More than one billion people speak English in the world. 1 out of 7 people speak English.

1 in 7 people speak english

2. The longest word in English language without vowels is “rhythms“.

The longest word in English language without vowels is "rhythms"

3. On an average, in every 98 minutes, a new word is created in English.

On an average, in every 98 minutes, a new word is created in English

4. The most commonly used word in English is “Time“.

The most commonly used word in English is "Time"

5. More people speak English in Nigeria than in entire England.

More people speak English in Nigeria than in entire England

6. US is the largest English speaking country, followed by India and Pakistan.

US is the largest English speaking country, followed by India and Pakistan

7. Shortest complete sentence in English language is “Go”.

Shortest complete sentence in English language is "Go"

8. The day after tomorrow is called “Overmorrow“.

The day after tomorrow is called "Overmorrow"

9. There is only one word in entire English language which contains x, y and z in order named as “Hydroxyzine“.

There is only one word in entire English language which contains x, y and z in order named as "Hydroxyzine"

10. The word “OK” has been derived from funny abbreviation “Oll korrect of a newspaper in 1839.

The word "OK" has been derived from funny abbreviation "Oll korrect" of a newspaper in 1839

11. An average English-speaker has nearly 50,000 words in their memory and which takes about 600 milliseconds to find the right one.

An average English-speaker has nearly 50,000 words in their memory and which takes about 600 milliseconds to find the right one

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