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    Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E!
    Crayola is a French word that means 'Oily chalk.'"
    A legend suggests that clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get fired."
    The most used letter in the English alphabet is 'E', and 'Q' is the least used!
    The word Tips is actually an acronym standing for 'To Insure Prompt Service'.
    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