View Single Post
  #10  
Old 02-02-2012, 03:02 PM
Teddiursa of the Sky's Avatar
Teddiursa of the Sky Offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Terseland.
Posts: 3,068
Send a message via Skype™ to Teddiursa of the Sky
Default Re: World's longest word:: way over 9000!

Quote:
Originally Posted by narphoenix View Post
The longest word in the English dictionary is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis at 45 letters. An 8 year old I know knows that.

Two things: the "word" in question is defined (no pun intended) as a chemical formula, not a word. And second, the formula in question is 189819 letters long.
I trust you counted all those out and aren't looking this up on Wikipedia? ;)
__________________
Latest Test/Work in Production:
Reply With Quote