Monday, September 20, 2010

Longest Word Known in English Language

Longest word known: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

pneu⋅mo⋅no⋅ul⋅tra⋅mi⋅cro⋅scop⋅ic⋅sil⋅i⋅co⋅ vol⋅ca⋅no⋅co⋅ni⋅o⋅sis  [noo-muh-noh-uhl-truh-mahy-kruh-skop-ik-sil-i-koh-vol-key-noh-koh-nee-oh-sis, nyoo-]

an obscure term ostensibly referring to a lung disease caused by silica dust.

Ghost, OUT!


SandieP said...

Wow. That IS a long word. Always something interesting here. Thanks.

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Anonymous said...

Good evening

Great share, thanks for your time