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    Longest string of the same vowel!

    I heard this mentioned on the radio this morning! The DJ mentioned its the longest string of the same vowel in any word.

    The string is: i - - i - i - i - i - -

    Any idea what the word is??
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Invisibility</span hide>
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">INCIVILITIES</span hide> or <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">INSIPIDITIES</span hide>

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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">ignitibility</span hide>

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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    Sheez....lay 'em words on me!!!!

    I wonder if I heard the WHOLE radio message this morning???

    But thats to be expected from the lounge....Steve, your answer is what was given on the radio this morning, but i cannot deny the other words provided too.

    I'm OVERwhelmed!!!
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    Here we go <img src=/S/evilgrin.gif border=0 alt=evilgrin width=15 height=15>

    Although they do not fit into your framework

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> I find that your question fails to put into account the INITIALISATION of the sentence and lacks INTELLIGIBILITY. We therefore have to ask the INVINCIBILITY of the question</span hide> I know it doesn't make sense but I am trying to type whilst eating a sandwich
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    There is also <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">invincibility</span hide> but that did not fit with with the gaps given.

    Doing the Times crossword does have its uses!
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    In fact I have got one with seven I's in a string.......and it is in the dictionary.....do you want to see it?
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    <img src=/S/yep.gif border=0 alt=yep width=15 height=15> <img src=/S/please.gif border=0 alt=please width=31 height=23>
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> SUPERCALIFRAGILISTICEXPIALIDOCIOUS</span hide>

    <img src=/S/megashout.gif border=0 alt=megashout width=33 height=17> Sometimes when you shout it out it sounds quite atrocious

    Dictionary.com our international language/dialect arbitrator will assist with its definition
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    <img src=/S/razz.gif border=0 alt=razz width=25 height=17>
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    <img src=/S/hello.gif border=0 alt=hello width=25 height=29> <img src=/S/bananas.gif border=0 alt=bananas width=33 height=35>
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    Seems out vowelcablary is fading away and we're now relying on expressions???
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    But we do it in a honorificabilitudinitatibus way


    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Note consonant,vowel, consonant, vowel etc</span hide>


    <small>edited by Jezza to take out non in front of the BIG word as I had read the definition wrong </small>
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    Re: Longest string of the same vowel!

    <hr>. It is a medieval Latin word which can be translated as "the state of being able to achieve honours."<hr>

    Well I'd say you achieve HONOURS for finding this one, Jezza Shakespear! <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15>
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