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Postby Bailey » Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:27 pm

The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes).

(Yep, I knew you were going to 'do' this one.)


There are only four words in the English language which end in 'dous': tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

(You're not doubting this, are you?)

There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: 'abstemious' and 'facetious.' (Yes, admit it, you are going to say, a e i o u)
TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard. (All you typists are going to test this out


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Postby Perry » Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:43 pm

Why are you trying to control us. :?
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Re: wordies

Postby Cacasenno » Tue Jan 29, 2008 1:59 pm

Bailey wrote:
The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes).

(Yep, I knew you were going to 'do' this one.)


There are only four words in the English language which end in 'dous': tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

(You're not doubting this, are you?)

There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: 'abstemious' and 'facetious.' (Yes, admit it, you are going to say, a e i o u)
TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard. (All you typists are going to test this out


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The longest palindrome in any language is the Finnish Saippuakivikauppias. For a translation , please consult a Finnish-English dictionary :) To uncork your tongue, please consult a logotherapist :D

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Postby Bailey » Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:37 pm

Perry wrote:Why are you trying to control us. :?


Am I?

Shirley not.

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