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    Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E!
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    Crayola is a French word that means 'Oily chalk.'"
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    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."
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    The most used letter in the English alphabet is 'E', and 'Q' is the least used!
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    The word Tips is actually an acronym standing for 'To Insure Prompt Service'.
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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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