Wednesday, March 2, 2011

longest word

i used to believe that the word supercalifragilisticexpialidocious is the longest word in the dictionary but as i've been surfing on dictionary.com it says that the word below is the longest one. so there!!!


pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

- [noo-muh-noh-uhl-truh-mahy-kruh-skop-ik-sil-i-koh-vol-key-noh-koh-nee-oh-sis, nyoo]

– noun


an obscure term ostensibly referring to a lung disease caused by silica dust, sometimes cited as one of the longest words in the English language.

1 comment:

  1. sounds like the words to a tribal song... the entire song. ;)

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