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PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2005 3:12 pm 
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could you please help me? I would be every so greatful!


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The Guinness Book of Records, in its 1992 and subsequent editions, declared the "longest real word" in the English language to be floccinaucinihilipilification at 29 letters.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest_word_in_English


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PostPosted: Sun May 08, 2005 12:36 am 
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i once heard some say this word- though i am not sure whether it is actually a word!
anti-dis-establishmentarianism
Thats got 28 letters, so the other word is still longer.
I would certainly like to know what it means though!


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I would certainly like to know what it means though!


If you go to the link I posted, you will find out.


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PostPosted: Sun May 08, 2005 12:40 pm 
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Anti-dis-establishmentarianism:
Properly, opposition to the disestablishment of the Church of England, but popularly cited as an example of a long word.
This is the meaning of the word you were looking for, but the longest word is that 29 letter one we see above:
floccinaucinihilipilification
Hope this helped both of you out.

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That's what the link said that I posted previously:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest_word_in_English


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Thanks heaps, everyone!!!


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