What is the Longest Word That You Know and Can Pronounce? Watch

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For me, it is the fear of long words:

hippopotomonstrosesquippedalioph obia
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Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovo lcanoconiosis. I learned it when I was in primary school cos I wanted to show off and say a big word. It's the name for a lung disease.
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(Original post by Precious Illusions)
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovo lcanoconiosis. I learned it when I was in primary school cos I wanted to show off and say a big word. It's the name for a lung disease.
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Yep. Know it; can't pronounce it :lol:

Can relate fully as well. That bring me back to my primary school days; I properly said the word "occupational" at first glance in primary 1, and even the teacher was surprised lol
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(Original post by Strelzo)
:congrats:

Yep. Know it; can't pronounce it :lol:

Can relate fully as well. That bring me back to my primary school days; I properly said the word "occupational" at first glance in primary 1, and even the teacher was surprised lol
I'll record myself saying it later if I remember :laugh: I was in year 3 and our homework was to go and learn the longest word that we could and my oldest brother was like oh I read this word recently so I learned it and my teacher was like...wtf.
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wow i thought could spell onamatapea .. but it’s spelt as onomatopoeia! i thought i could spell hippopotamous but there’s no o in it apparently. my god i am stupid lol but at least i can pronounce them.
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Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrn drobwllllantysiliogogogoch. It's a Welsh town.
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Lentokonesuihkuturbiinimoottoria pumekaanikkoaliupseerioppilas. It means airplane jet turbine engine auxiliary mechanic non-commissioned officer student in Finnish
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(Original post by Precious Illusions)
I'll record myself saying it later if I remember :laugh: I was in year 3 and our homework was to go and learn the longest word that we could and my oldest brother was like oh I read this word recently so I learned it and my teacher was like...wtf.
Hehehe, I can imagine her reaction of pure amazement :lol:.
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wow i thought could spell onamatapea .. but it’s spelt as onomatopoeia! i thought i could spell hippopotamous but there’s no o in it apparently. my god i am stupid lol but at least i can pronounce them.
Yeh, that's a tricky one. I used to spell onomatopoeia like onomatopeia, until my teacher pointed out the correct spelling, onomatopoeia, lol.
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OP should ban supercalifragili………… from being the longest word
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mellifluous
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(Original post by Halabaluza)
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrn drobwllllantysiliogogogoch. It's a Welsh town.
I wish I could pronounce that lol.

I've always been jealous of this guy being able to recite it perfectly :o:

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Lentokonesuihkuturbiinimoottoria pumekaanikkoaliupseerioppilas. It means airplane jet turbine engine auxiliary mechanic non-commissioned officer student in Finnish
Wow.

And I thought my word was insane 😂.

That's almost double my word in letter count.
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pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovo lcanoconiosis

I learnt it when I was 10 I think, and people were impressed that I could spell it correctly.
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mellifluous
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pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovo lcanoconiosis

I learnt it when I was 10 I think, and people were impressed that I could spell it correctly.
What do they mean? :confused:
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Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrn drobwllllantysiliogogogoch
A small town on the Island of Anglesey in Wales, famous for having the longest place name in an english language speaking country.
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(Original post by Halabaluza)
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrn drobwllllantysiliogogogoch. It's a Welsh town.
woo, big up Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrn drobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Probably Wales' biggest flex in the world.
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Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrn drobwllllantysiliogogogoch
A small town on the Island of Anglesey in Wales, famous for having the longest place name in an english language speaking country.
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What do they mean? :confused:
Mellifluous means sweet-sounding, harmonious or tuneful.
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovo icanoconiosis is a lung disease caused by exposure to volcanic ash.
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I wish I could pronounce that lol.

I've always been jealous of this guy being able to recite it perfectly :o:

Wow! That's amazing. How long did it take him to pronounce that. or maybe it just naturally rolled off his tongue like a G!
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