It is amazing how many quirky, interesting facts there are out there in the world of books about authors, words, stories, ideas and statistics about the English language.  For example the most commonly used letter of the alphabet is ‘e’.

So we thought we would share a few with you as we come across them…..see what you think!

A couple for starters?

THE SUPERSTITIOUS BEHAVIOUR OF CHARLES DICKENS – Dickens believed that sleeping facing North, would improve his writing. He also carried a compass when travelling to make sure he was facing the right direction and he always touched things 3 times for luck.

LEWIS CARROLL once stayed up all night composing this anagram of British Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone: ‘Wild agitator, means well’.

 

 

 

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