Canada is an Indian word meaning 'Big Village'.
Crayola is a French word that means 'Oily chalk.'"
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt"!
'Vodka' is Russian for 'little water'.
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Beelzebub is Hebrew for 'Lord of the Flies'.
Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E!
French was the official language of England for over 600 years.
In England, in the 1880's, "Pants" was considered a dirty word!
In England, in the 1880's, 'Pants' was considered a dirty word.
More people in China speak English than in the United States.
Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye"!
Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States!
The Chinese ideogram for 'trouble' depicts two women living under one roof.
The distress code 'Mayday' comes from the French for help me, M'Aide!
The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
The longest word in the English language with no vowels is Rhythms!
The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad!