You need to know

  1. The English language follows the pattern of Latin Script, a writing system based on letters of Classical Latin Alphabets.
  1. It has majuscule(capital letters) and minuscule forms (small letters).
  1. Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is considered the longest word in an English dictionary. It is a medical word for a lung disease.
  1. Antidisestablishmentarianism is considered the longest non-coined word, while Floccinaucinihilipilification is said to be the longest non-technical word.
  1. Aegilops is the longest word in alphabetical order, being two letters longer than ‘almost’, biopsy’ and ‘chintz’.

6. Twyndyllyngs (twins) is considered the longest word without a vowel, but ‘rhythm’ is more popular.

  1. Spoonfeed is the longest word whose letters are arranged in reverse alphabetical order.

 

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