All Fun Facts >> Word Facts: Part 3
Fun Word Facts
- Adding 1 letter to some words can add 2 syllables!
- are & area
- lien & alien
- smile & simile
- LOL became an official word in 2011, when it was added to the Oxford English Dictionary.
- The letters in “spoon-feed” are in reverse alphabetical order.
- Oology is the shortest “-ology” word in English.
- CHECKBOOK is the longest horizontally symmetrical word in English.
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