The Longest Word in the English Language [Video]

We have been bested, my fellow Word Nerds.

The longest word in the English language officially has 189,819 letters and takes three and a half hours to pronounce!

…And it’s all for the full chemical name of a 5-letter, 2-syllable human protein called “titin.”

If you’re REALLY interested — or REALLY bored — check out the video of Dmitry Golubovskiy, CEO of Esquire Russia, actually pronouncing it!

[Via Geekologie]




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