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“Q” is the only letter of the alphabet that does not appear in any U.S. territory or state name.
“OMG” was first used in a letter from a British admiral to Winston Churchill in 1917.
In 1940, 12-year-old boy Fidel Castro wrote a letter to President F. Roosevelt to request a $10 bill because he had never seen one before.
Gadsby is a 50,000 word novel written without the letter E.
President Harry Truman’s middle name was just the letter “S.”
The letter J was one of the last letters added to the alphabet.
J. R. R. Tolkien first worked at the Oxford English Dictionary mainly on words beginning with the letter W.
There are more English words beginning with the letter “s” than with any other letter.
The Ampersand was once a letter which followed “Z” in the Latin alphabet.
The letter u as an abbreviation for “you” was first used by Shakespeare.
Bill Gates wrote rival Steve Jobs a letter as he was dying. He kept it by his bed.
The letter combination “USA” is banned on Saudi Arabian license plates.
According to NASA, it would cost about US$18,000 to send a letter to Mars.
You can find the shape of every letter of Toyota’s name in their logo.
In 1961, a little girl wrote a letter to JFK asking if Santa Claus was OK during the Soviet’s nuclear testing at the North Pole. Kennedy wrote back to her saying that he spoke with Santa and that he’s okay.
After Charles Dickens’ favorite cat died, he turned its paw into a letter opener.
Nikola Tesla once wrote a letter to the Red Cross saying he recieved a message from another planet.
In 1984, a boy wrote a letter to Ronald Reagan asking for federal funds to clean his bedroom after his mother called it a “disaster area.”
Although he was a devoted pacifist, Einstein wrote a letter to President Roosevelt, urging him to prioritize the development of an atomic weapon before Nazi Germany.
In the 1980s, a one letter typo cost the Yellow Pages US$10 million when they misprinted a travel agency’s advertisement for ‘exotic vacations” as “erotic vacations.”