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Question: What is the longest word ever?
Asked by 393dech23 to Diana on 7 Mar 2017.
answered on 7 Mar 2017:
when i was young, in English it was antidisestablishmentarianism
but it has probably been superceded!
Nemo commented on 8 Mar 2017:
do you know the elements song or have you heard it before?
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James commented on 8 Mar 2017:
Another great word that’s really long is: electroencephalographically
It refers to a way in which you can read brain waves to understand what’s happening in people’s skulls!
Andy commented on 8 Mar 2017:
The longest word in pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, which is a lung disease.
There is also a joke that says the longest word is smiles, because it has a ‘mile’ in the middle. Terrible joke!
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