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The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed. Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon. Of all the words in the English language, the word 'set' has the most definitions!
With Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince coming out in the U.S. later this week, it's time to out myself as a Slytherin Supporter.
Facts - interesting, provocative, well-seasoned One out of ten children in Europe are conceived on an IKEA bed.
Franz Reichelt (d. 1912) attempted to use this contraption as a parachute.
Facetious and abstemious are the only words that contain all the vowels in the correct order. "Adcomsubordcomphibspac" is the longest acronym. It is a Navy term standing for Administrative Command, Amphibious Forces, Pacific Fleet Subordinate Command.