The right answer is Q. Thanks to all for your great feedback. Thanks again for participating. Letter Q is the only letter not used in the US state names.... read more ›
Well, my trivia-savvy friends, the answer is…Q. That's right—50 different names, and not one of them contains the letter Q. Every other letter of our alphabet shows up at least once (well, unless you count these 6 letters that dropped out of our alphabet.)... read more ›
But Q isn't the only rare letter in our state names here in the U.S. The letter Z appears only in the name of one state (Arizona) and X in just two (Texas and New Mexico).... see details ›
If you guessed J or Z, though, you were close—and probably don't live in New Jersey or Arizona, since those are the only states that contain J and Z, respectively.... view details ›
- Eth (ð) The y in ye actually comes from the letter eth, which slowly merged with y over time. ...
- Thorn (þ) Thorn is in many ways the counterpart to eth. ...
- Wynn (ƿ) Wynn was incorporated into our alphabet to represent today's w sound. ...
- Yogh (ȝ) ...
- Ash (æ) ...
- Ethel (œ)
Well, my trivia-savvy friends, the answer is...Q. That's right—50 different names, and not one of them contains the letter Q. Every other letter of our alphabet shows up at least once (well, unless you count these 6 letters that dropped out of our alphabet.)... read more ›
Two states start with the letter K, Kentucky and Kansas.... view details ›
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Of the 50 states, only four of them have names beginning with the letter “W.” These states are Washington State, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the state of Wyoming.... continue reading ›
Of the 50 states, only eight of them have names beginning with the letter “N.” These states are Nevada, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (the state), North Carolina, and North Dakota.... continue reading ›
The English alphabet : The letter z (Z uppercase) is the last letter, thus nothing comes after z. Simply so What is the 30th letter in the alphabet?... see more ›
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Until 1835, the English Alphabet consisted of 27 letters: right after "Z" the 27th letter of the alphabet was ampersand (&). The English Alphabet (or Modern English Alphabet) today consists of 26 letters: 23 from Old English and 3 added later.... view details ›
The two letters of the alphabet that do not begin the name of a country are X and W.... read more ›
Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe, one of the two countries that start with the letter Z. The United Nations recognizes 206 states, which are categorized into three categories: 193 member states; two observer states; and eleven other states. The following are countries starting with Z: Zambia.... see more ›