SHAKE’N’BAKE:LOVE’S LABORS LOST ACT V SCENE 1
"I MARVEL THY MASTER HATH NOT EATEN THEE FOR A WORD; FOR TH0U ART NOT SO LONG BY THE HEAD AS
THOU ART EASIER SWALLOWED THAN A FLAP DRAGON."
The highlighted word is the longest (27 letters) in Shakespeare.
The descendants of Francis Bacon believe it to be a Latin cipher containing the declaration:
I LUDI, TUITI AIBI, FR. BACONO NATI
(THESE PLAYS ENTRUSTED TO THEMSELVES, PROCEED FROM FR. BACON)
is the only world in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when its last four letters are removed.
is the shortest English sentence to include all the letters of the alphabet.
"ma is as selfless as I am."
Redrum Sir, is Murder."
are palindromes, sentences that read the same backwards and forwards.
is an alucardrum, a phrase that reads the same way when held upside down in front of a mirror.
It is not related to the common conundrum but is brother to the palindrome and takes its name from
Bram Stoker's Dracula, (alucarD spelled backwards).
A wag once remarked, facetiously, that abstemious was one of only two words in the English language that contained the vowels a e i o u in their proper order.