Word: did you knows

  1. The dot on top of the letter ‘i’ is called a tittle
  2. The past tense for the English word ‘dare’ is ‘durst’
  3. The word ‘uncopyrightable’ is the is the only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating any letter
  4. The word ‘testify’ derived from a time when men were required to swear on their testicle
  5. The word typewriter is the longest word that can be typed using only the top row of a keyboard
  6. That you can spell the word ‘level’ the same backwards
  7. VHS stands for Video Home System
  8. The WD in WD-40 stands for Water Displacer
  9. The word racecar can be spelled the same way backwards
  10. The word ‘underground is the only word that begins and ends with the letters ‘und’
  11. The word ‘almost’ is the longest word spelt alphabetically
  12. The coloured part of your eye is called the iris
  13. The meaning of ‘Blue Chip’ comes from blue casino chips which have a high value
  14. The term ‘disc jockey’ was first used in 1937
  15. 1 gigayear = 1,000,000,000,000 years
  16. Rio de Janeiro translates to river of January
  17. The word old English word ‘juke’ meaning dancing lends its name to the juke box
  18. EMI awards stands for ‘Electrical and Musical Instruments’
  19. A Sphygmomanometer measures blood pressure
  20. A group of whales is called a pod


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