Here are few English language “fun facts” that you can think about this fine Wednesday the 28th of July:
- No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
- Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”
- The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched”
- There are only four words in the English language that end in “dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous
After nine seasons, KG’s dream of being the best player in the league has finally been accomplished, even though we have all known he has been for the past 3-4 years.
I guess it is easy to forget about the biggest sign that life may exist outside of earth when there are such impotant stories to cover such as: Same sex marriages (we should just ban marriage altogether), Martha Stewart on trial, “steady leadership“, and who could forget, Janet’s boobs.
One thing that greatly surprised me during my interactions with the actual people who built my house (as opposed to the general contractor) was the many times I would find them trying to figure out how to deal with a particular challenge. It seemed like every time I turned around there was something new that they had not encountered before. There was much learning on the fly and I learned right along with them. I would recommend that anyone contemplating building a house plan on spending at least an hour a day (broken into two visits) at the site interacting with the various sub-contractors. With our house it was the only way to keep things on track.
A day on the moon is the same as a year on the moon.
The Return of the King won best (dramatic) picture and Peter Jackson won best director Golden Globes. Will the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences follow suit and award Jackson with the most esteemed prize