Monday, September 28, 2009

FUN WITH WORDS



A
forty-five letter word connoting a lung disease--

pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis,

is the longest word in Webster's Third New International Dictionary. The longest word in the Oxford English Dictionary means the act of estimating as worthless--

floccipaucinihilipilification,

which has twenty-nine letters.


7 comments:

MonRamRam said...

Magkakandabulol na naman ako sa pag-pronounce ng 2 words.

Singit lang naman 'to!

Ram said...

Darrel said, there is a another word, which is longer that what you posted. Kunin ko sa kanya!

Dar said...

You are really having fun with words, Bay!

MonRam said...

Just testing my pc. We're having problems with our server. We were unable to make connections earlier today.

Have fun!

MonMon said...

Kahit ano pang sabihin mo, di ko mememoryahin ang words. Ikaw na lang!

Joseph said...

Very interesting word!

Ramon said...

Yes, very interesting word, and it will make your tongue twisted ha ha!