OLD appears in the following tongue twisters:
- Old lady Hunt had a cuzzy Funt not a cuzzy Funt but a Hunt Funt cuzzy.
- Old Mr. Hunt
had a cuddy punt
Not a cuddy punt
but a hunt punt cuddy.
- Something in a thirty-acre thermal thicket of thorns and thistles thumped and thundered threatening the three-D thoughts of Matthew the thug - although, theatrically, it was only the thirteen-thousand thistles and thorns through the underneath of his thigh that the thirty year old thug thought of that morning.
(by Meaghan Desbiens)
OLD appears in the following pangrams (sentences using every letter of the alphabet at least once):
- Who packed five dozen old quart jugs in my box? (37 letters)
- Jacky can now give six big tips from the old quiz. (39 letters)
- Quizotic knights' wives are found on jumpy old zebras. (44 letters)
OLD appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):
- Mad as a hatter, old Loretta has a dam.
- Egad! Loretta has Adams as mad as a hatter. Old age!
- Now son, is a Celica fast, old as sad lots a facile casino’s won?
OLD is sometimes a misspelling of opened.
The word old is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.
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