English words facts

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  • The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.
  • The only other word with the same amount of letters is its plural: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosesl.
  • The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
  • The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”

7 comments:

Will said...

I can't even read it

Hippoleetoe said...

interesting

Razzle+Luigi said...

Ah man I've been telling everyone the longest word was 'antidisestablishmentarianism', how wrong I was.
The longest German word is Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz, I used it in my German oral exam, the teacher was amazed!

Love Luigi and Raz xxx

LLnL said...

Where do you get this from. Please stop being so smart. I sorry I shouldn't ask that. I just work on catching up.

LazyKing said...

@LLnL: lol, I'm not that smart. I'm surrounded by very interresting people

LazyKing said...

@Razzle+Luigi: WOW how did u manage do to that
@hippoleetoe: thanks for your comment :)

Kendra Logan said...

Haha, I love these!!

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