Curious facts about English

According British Council, English is spoken as a first language by around 375 million people. For those speaking English as a foreign language, numbers increase to an impressive mark of around 750 million.

It’s the main language of international competitions, academic conferences, books, advertising, and important everyday affairs.

But what about curious facts that we don’t, necessarily, need to know or teachers don’t teach at school? Check it out what we have found:

Curious facts about English

 

If you are curious to see even more, check some great websites like Rense, Say it in English and Oxford University Press

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