It's 1,185 letters long!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3

    <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2009
    The longest world in the world is!!

    This is it:

    and it means Tobacco. Andd no, I have NO IDEA how to prononce it.

    Don't try to look it up on, because it doesn't work.

    One of the longest english word is

    pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis (45 letters)

    it is a type of lung cancer. It is prononced newmano-ultra-microscopic-silico-volcano-coniosis this is not the proniciation shown on the site, this is the easier to understand, my version.

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    The Chicken Whisperer
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Well its longer than Mary Poppins words!
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    "Antidisestablishmentarianism" was the longest word I knew of before I opened this thread. [​IMG]
  4. Telamon

    Telamon Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2010
    I have no idea.
    the longest word ever is 1,909 letters long, this word is only 1,185 letters long, there is still a longer word!
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    If you can;t say it in one breath, it isn't a REAL word.
  6. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    I call BS - it's just a string of amino acids that they added *yl* to the end of. I can do that with a longer protein and have an even LONGER word!!
  7. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member


    Have you ever noticed just how wide that smilies mouth opens?
  9. lyssagpsn

    lyssagpsn Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 2, 2009
    I love reading threads like these. [​IMG]
  10. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    A few years ago my daughter had a competition at school. It was to find the word that would give the most points if a = 1 , b = 2 c = 3 and so on.

    I few minutes on the net and I found pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis... which gave us 560 and we won the huge box of chocolates on offer for the winning family. We got an extra mention too - for the fact that we were able to give the definition of it being a lung disease caused the inhalation of silica dust...

    Those chocolates were so worth the time to calculate all those letters...

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