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The smallest sentence in English which gives complete meaning?

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September 13, 2011 3:25PM

The shortest sentence is one which only contains a verb, which does not take an object (something which is having something done to it). English however always requires a subject (a do-er of an action), which is two words. So only an imperative word that doesn't take an object would be the smallest sentence, an imperative being a command, such as "Be!", "Go!". I don't know if you mean shortest word-wise or letter count-wise so I may not be right