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    Longest Word

    What is the longest word in the English language (an oldie but a goodie)?
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    Re: Longest Word

    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">pneumonoultramicroscpicsilicovolcanoconiosis is the "official' 45-letter word. But perhaps you are looking for smiles - there is a mile between each s</span hide>

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    Re: Longest Word

    yup - the second one. Well done. Now, I just have to work the first one into a conversation.
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    Re: Longest Word

    Memorizing it was one of the "geeky things" I did in High School. I still (after over 20 years) have it etched in my memory...

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    Re: Longest Word

    Sorry to take John Gray's job, but isn't it <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosi s</span hide> rather than <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> pneumonoultramicroscpicsilicovolcanoconiosis</span hide>? <img src=/S/evilgrin.gif border=0 alt=evilgrin width=15 height=15>
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    Re: Longest Word

    <img src=/S/blush.gif border=0 alt=blush width=15 height=15>You are correct, I forgot an "o"...

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