Не зная иностранных языков, ты никогда не поймешь молчания иностранца
это я больше для себя, навреное..


The word 'pound' is abbreviated 'lb.' after the constellation 'Libra' because it means 'pound' in Latin, and also 'scales'. The abbreviation for the British Pound Sterling comes from the same source: it is an 'L' for Libra/Lb. with a stroke through it to indicate abbreviation. Same goes for the Italian lira which uses the same abbreviation ('lira'coming from 'libra'). So British currency (before it went metric) was always quoted as "pounds/shillings/pence", abbreviated "L/s/d" (libra/solidus/denarius).

It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear.

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the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses all the letters in the English alphabet

Language with the most words: English, approx. 250,000 distinct words.

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Is there anything easy about Japanese?

No verb conjugation!
No gender of nouns!
No articles (a, the)
Number (singular and plural) not important and barely exists!
Not hard to learn to pronounce as there are only 48 sounds consisting of 5 vowels and 11 consonants!


· At the time of the French Revolution, 75% of French citizens did not speak French as a mother tongue. Until the 19th century, French was spoken more widely in Holland and Germany than in some parts of France.