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Old 02-02-2012, 03:02 PM
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Default Re: World's longest word:: way over 9000!

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? ;)
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