أطول كلمة إنجليزية Supercalafragalisticexpialadoshus
Last week as we were chatting about this and that an their are many new English words are being added to the dictionary every year and a friend of mine was bragging that he knows the longest English word and it was “supercalafragalisticexpialadoshus” he said it many times repeatedly as you can watch some of him in below clip.
After i got home i wanted to post about it so i goggled the word, but guess what i found. it’s not a word, it something made-up and sang in a song.
The actual longest word is “pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis” a supposed lung disease – 45 letters (source).
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Word used in song in the movie “Mary Poppins” staring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. Winning 5 Oscars, a Golden Globe, and a Grammy, this movie will definitely be withstanding the test of time. It is also a common misconception that “supercalafragalisticexpialadoshus” is an actual word, which is, however, false. It is simply a funny “word” to say, and truly means nothing. However, the movie “Mary Poppins” states that it is something to say, when you do not know what to say. (source)