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LOOOooooooooooNG WORDS

 
 
Reply Wed 4 Apr, 2007 03:19 pm
Two reasons for posting this thread:

1. Let's post here a list of LONG WORDS that are found in dictionaries or other reference works - I'm interested in what the longest words are.

2. Let's make up some long words of our own - just for fun - and your definition of the word.


Have fun, Bib. Cool
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Ragman
 
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Reply Wed 4 Apr, 2007 03:30 pm
Tow words from memory
OK ..here goes from memory without the aid of a dictionary or reference:
(The two that come to mind that I've know about for years)

Antidisestablishmentarianism - political philosophy
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis - a miner's lung disease.
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Region Philbis
 
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Reply Wed 4 Apr, 2007 03:32 pm
after "supercalafragalisticexpialadocious" (sp?) my eyes glaze over...
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Letty
 
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Reply Wed 4 Apr, 2007 03:34 pm
Hey, Bib and Ragman. Always loved this one:

paraskavedekatriaphobia, which is fear of Friday the 13th.

made up:

antiparaskavedekatriaphobia
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Region Philbis
 
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Reply Wed 4 Apr, 2007 03:37 pm
Re: Tow words from memory
Ragman wrote:
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis - a miner's lung disease.

would that be with the accent on the the 5th "o", or the 8th?
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Ragman
 
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Reply Wed 4 Apr, 2007 03:40 pm
hi Letty...huggs

accent the last "o"
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Bibliophile the BibleGuru
 
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Reply Thu 5 Apr, 2007 03:06 am
Relevant to where we are now...what about this possibility?:

PHOBOPANAVOABLETOKNOWSOCIODYSQUOTIDIANCHRONITIS (47 letters)

"The daily fear of being away from A2K discussions for long periods of time"

Rolling Eyes Cool
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