The word taxi is spelled the same in English, German, French, Swedish, Spanish and Portuguese.
In England, in the 1880's, 'Pants' was considered a dirty word.
Beelzebub is Hebrew for 'Lord of the Flies'.
The distress code 'Mayday' comes from the French for help me, M'Aide!
There are around 41,806 different spoken languages in the world today.
Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any of the United States!