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#160315 - 06/09/06 06:06 PM longest word, shortest word Joined: Jun 2006
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How about the shortest sentence? A complete sentence in English requires a subject (noun or pronoun) and a predicate (at least a verb). But because imperative (command) sentences can imply the subject "you," one has only to find the shortest verb. Thus, the shortest sentence has a small handful of equal possibilities in a single two-letter verb such as "Go!" In a pinch, "Do" and "Be" could work, but they sound awkward without something else in the predicate. Without using a Scrabble word list, can you think of others?
#160316 - 06/09/06 06:53 PM Re: longest word, shortest word Joined: May 2005
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Does Jive count? (Thinking "Ax.")
#160317 - 06/09/06 07:02 PM Re: longest word, shortest word Joined: Aug 2005
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I. In answer to the question who?
Ceci n'est pas un seing.
#160318 - 06/10/06 03:04 PM Re: longest word, shortest word Joined: Jul 2005
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"I" would be the shortest without typographical flourishes
As sentence: "Who did it"
Edited to achknowledge that zm had beat me to it
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