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English cannot be ignored or denied in this ‘more-than-ever’ connected human existence. It is the most frequently used language in almost every nook and cranny of the globe. As spectators of steady progress in technology, English assumes an inseparable position in different businesses tied to different goals.

 

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Let’s jumpstart into this quest by knowing seven facts about the English language that you probably were unaware of.

 

1. If you were to write out every number name in full (one, two, three, four...), you wouldn't use the letter B until you reached one billion.

 

2. There was no word for the color orange in English until about 450 years ago.

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3. 11% of the entire English language is just the letter E.

 

4. It is estimated that a new word is created every 98 minutes.

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5. There are nine words in English that contain two “u”s in a row.

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6. 1/4th of all countries in the world have English as their official language.

 

That is how much of the world that speaks English. It is one language that has become a pre-requisite to move forward. It has engulfed the world and still making waves. In the growing world today, are your language skills catching up?

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