Posts tagged ‘english’

English kings did not speak English for 300 years

Edward the Confessor grew up in Normandy, France while his half-brother Hardicanute was ruling England. At Hardicanute’s death in 1042, Edward took […]

08/16/2010. Category: famous. Tags: , ,

Complete English novel without using the letter e

Ernest Vincent Wright’s 1939 novel Gadsby has 50,110 words, none of which contains the letter e. Don’t believe that a novel could […]

04/26/2010. Category: literature. Tags: ,

New words in the English language

English is the most spoken language in the world – Mandarin is the most spoken mother tongue – and has more words […]

02/08/2010. Category: literature. Tags: ,

Difficult English

English is said to be a difficult language to learn: here’s why… • The farm is used to produce produce. • This […]

02/08/2010. Category: literature. Tags: , ,