A List of Interesting Facts ~ by Wellington House Teacher, Ben Holbrook

The world is full of strange and wonderful things, here a few for you to think about. 

  • ingles en barcelonaAoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are witren, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.
  • welsh longest town nameIn my country, Wales, there is a village called Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (58 letters), which in English means “Saint Mary’s Church in the hollow of white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of Saint Tysilio near the red cave.”
  • No words in the English language rhyme with “month, orange, silver or purple”.
  • ingles en barcelonacorses de ingles barcelonaThe word “set” has more definitions than any other word in the English language.
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