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Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicavolcanokoniosis is the longest noun in the English language.

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Started: 12/2/2009 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 7 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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mcol

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I'm not sure that I spelled it right, but you get the idea, right? I will bypass this round for my opponent.
Puck

Con

Ah nice try but no.

There are many far larger ones:

http://en.wikipedia.org...

See entry one: 189,819

http://en.wikipedia.org...

"In its complete form, the 1185-letter"

Character limits prohibit actually posting the exact words, see the links. :)
Debate Round No. 1
mcol

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Puck

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Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by mcol 7 years ago
mcol
I had overseen that: Good job, Puck.
Posted by Cherymenthol 7 years ago
Cherymenthol
However you didn't read the article mcol. Also my floccinaucinihilipilifications are: disliking this debate, and my comments.
Posted by Cherymenthol 7 years ago
Cherymenthol
My flocci­nauci­nihili­pili­fications, of this round is justified.
Posted by Puck 7 years ago
Puck
No, you asked for the longest noun, not common usage - hey we can fit this in a dictionary, I can't be bothered reading science journals, edition words.

Labels are nouns, it's what they are, 'technical' definitions are just nouns not in the common lexicon, that doesn't change the nature of whether they are nouns or not. :)
Posted by mcol 7 years ago
mcol
Actually the two words before my word in the source were called, "Technical; not in dictionary; disputed whether it is a word" and, "Coined; not in dictionary," so, haha to you.
Posted by Puck 7 years ago
Puck
Haha.
Posted by leet4A1 7 years ago
leet4A1
Lol nice one Puck. I swear that's an ingredient in my shampoo.
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