Apr 10, 2011

The Longest Word

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis”

It is a factitious word alleged to mean 'a lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silica dust, causing inflammation in the lungs.

 

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis succeeded electrophotomicrographically as the longest word in the English language recognized by the National Puzzlers' League at the opening session of the organization's 103rd semi-annual meeting held yesterday at the Hotel New Yorker. The puzzlers explained that the forty-five-letter word is the name of a special form of silicosis caused by ultra-microscopic particles of silica volcanic dust...

Wikipedia.

2 comments:

.:: dieylah :: said...

cmne nak sebut tu weiii..panjang gilerrrrr...

Eyka Hanafi said...

neu-monoultra-microscopic-silico-volcano-noconiosis


baca dlm satu napas...hahaha...
try copy paste n kai google translate.pastu tekan kt listen..t dia sebut.ktk dgr la..haha~

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