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    "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt"!
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    Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards.
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    There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and month! Interesting tries from our readers: orange: door hinge, melange (French for mix) purple: hurtle, durple?, turtle month: once, bunth?, hunch
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    The phrase 'rule of thumb' is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
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    "Goodbye" came from "God bye" which came from "God be with you."
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    The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable"!
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