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#15047 - 01/08/01 07:42 AM anyone know?
Diana Offline
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I work for a law firm and the word floccinaucinihilipilification appeared in a Petition we received. Does it have a meaning?


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#15048 - 01/08/01 09:29 AM Re: anyone know?
tsuwm Offline
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#15049 - 01/08/01 10:57 AM Re: anyone know?
Jackie Offline

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Welcome to you, Diana, and who filed that petition?
Nobody but Tsuwm could possibly know that word!
But then, his name, after all, is Sue-'em!


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#15050 - 01/08/01 10:45 PM Re: anyone know?
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I think the word is quite well-known, if only from being cited so often as the longest word in the language.

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#15051 - 01/08/01 10:46 PM Re: anyone know?
Capital Kiwi Offline
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... and, what's more, one of the best in tsuwm's wwftd IMHO. For sheer pointlessness, it's hard to beat!

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#15052 - 01/08/01 11:47 PM Re: anyone know?
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>quite well-known, if only from being cited so often as the longest word...

quite well-known, but still only defined by two of the OneLook resources. (guess which two ;)

also, the antidisestablishmentarianism camp has fought back with pseudoantidisestablishmentarianism.



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#15053 - 01/09/01 01:29 AM Re: anyone know?
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So how long will it be before we see protopseudoantidisestablishmentarianism?

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#15054 - 01/09/01 07:55 AM Re: really long word
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What is needed is the lovely Mrs.Garg to PRONOUNCE it.
wow



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#15055 - 01/09/01 07:58 AM Re: really long word
wow Offline
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Oooops, the f-- word needs an example of pronunciation not antidisestablishmentarianism as that is easily broken down ... but that other one. MERCY !
wow


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#15056 - 01/10/01 12:03 PM Re: anyone know?
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protopseudoantidisestablishmentarianism

Is there an end to this -

antiprotopseudoantidisestablishmentarianism?


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