Fun Fact(s) Friday, Number Five!

Today’s fact(s) involve the alphabet (courtesy of http://www.snapple.com/real-facts).  Did you know that . . .

  • the letter “J” was the last letter added to our alphabet? (“Real Fact” #336)
  • the Hawaiian alphabet only has twelve (12) letters? (“Real Fact” #26)
  • the most used letters in the English language are E, T, A, O, I, and N (“Real Fact” #184)
  • there are seven letters that look the same either upside down or right side up (“Real Fact” #233)
  • the name of the city we call Bangkok is 115 letters long in the Thai language (“Real Fact” #815)
  • “forty” is the only number whose letters are in alphabetic order (“Real Fact” #1014)
  • “one”is the only number with its letters in reverse alphabetic order (“Real Fact” #1015)

Source: http://www.snapple.com/real-facts

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