James A. Landau JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Fri Jan 4 13:27:12 UTC 2002

In a message dated 1/4/02 7:48:00 AM Eastern Standard Time,
lists at MCFEDRIES.COM writes:

> One of my more interesting Christmas presents this season was a book called
>  "Eunoia.".
>       <snip>
>  The back-cover copy claims not only that "eunoia" means "beautiful
>  thinking," but that it's the shortest word that uses all five vowels.

from Jeff Miller's Web site "A Collection of Word Oddities and Trivia"

        "IOUEA (a genus of Cretaceous fossil sponges)"

                                         - Jim Landau

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