Jun 05 2020

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Do you know the top five facts about the longest word in english dictionary ? Here is the list of top five facts.

As per merriam webster dictionary "Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis" is the longest word in english dictionary. Here are the top five facts.

Top FiveFacts

Fact 1

It's a fourty five letter word.

Fact 2

It's a lung disease caused by the inhalation of silica or quartz dust. The disease is called silicosis.

Fact 3

This word is composed by the leader of the National Puzzlers' League as an equivalent word for the disease known as silicosis.

Fact 4

The word highlighted in the feature for an article distributed by the New York Herald Tribune on February 23, 1935, titled "Puzzlers Open 103rd Session Here by Recognizing 45-Letter Word".

Fact 5

This 45-letter word, alluded to as "P45", first confirmed up within the 1939 enhancement to the Merriam-Webster New International Dictionary, Second Edition.

References
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longest_word_in_English