Eunoia is the shortest word in the English language to contain all five vowels and means ‘well mind’ or ‘beautiful thinking’.

It’s also the title of a book by Christian Bök whose five chapters A E I O U use only the corresponding vowels and don’t forget it as it comes in useful for Scrabble!

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