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  SPOKEN ENGLISH  
SPOKEN ENGLISH
Be an artist of words,
That you may be strong
For the tongue is a sword
The word has more significance in communication (speaking, reading & writing). Even our Scriptures have mentioned it. i.e.
1.
Word - Bible
2.
Nadd, Jyoti & Sruti - Hindu Scriptures
3.
Sraosha - Zoroastrian
4.
Kalma - Quran
5.
Naam & Shabd - Guru Granth Sahib
6. Agam - Kalpsutra
 
A word is formed as a unit of individual letter or a group of letters while spoken, read and/or written. There are 26 letters/alphabets (5 vowels a,e,i,o & u +21 consonants) “A QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG”. This sentence contains total 33 letters wherein we have used all 26 alphabets of English language.
 
The smallest word could be “A” and the smallest sentence – ‘Go’ whereas longest word could be:
1.
“TAUMATAWHAKATANGIHANGAOAUAUOTAMETEATURIPUKAKAPIKIMAUNGAHORO NUKUPOKAIWHENUAKITANATAHU” (There are 84 letters in this one word and this is the name of a hill in New Zealand)
2.
“PNEUMONULTRAMICROSCOPICSICICOVOLCANIKONIOSIS” (There are 44 letters in this one word and this is the name of a Liver Disease)
3.
“HIPPOPOTOMONSTROSESQUIPPEDALIOPHOBIA” (There are 36 letters in this one word and this is the name of Fear of Long Words)
4.
“FLOCCIPAUCINIHILIPILIFICATION” (There are 29 letters in this one word and it means – the action of estimates as worthless.” It may be referred in Oxford Dictionary)
5.
Comanmoneymultiplymethodcm3 (There are 28 letters in this one word. This is the name of the software developed for police to compute Mr. Ashok Jadeja’s fraud.)
6. The longest acronym is ‘ADCOMSUBORDCOMPHIBSPAC’ (There are 22 letters and it’s a service (Navy) term which stands for ‘Administrative Command, Amphibious Forces, Pacific Feet Subordinate Command.’
7. TRISKAIDEKAPHOBIA (There are 17 letters in one word. It means fear of number 13)
8. Philematology (There are 13 letters in one word. It means Study of Kissing )
9. Palindromes: This word comes from Greek “Palindromes” means running backwords.
 
A. A palindrome word or a phrase means reading reverse.
  Examples:
  MALAYALAM (9 letters),
  ROTAVATOR (9 letters),
  DETARTRATED (11 letters).
  more examples:
 
Ere Deed Level Solos Sagas Redder Repaper Tot Noon Refer Madam
Civic Sis Peep Sexes Tenet Deified Dewed Toot Radar Race-car Kayak
B. Palindrome Phrase: Nurses run
C. Palindromes Day : 20/02/2002 (Numbers)
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