Reading the longest word ever takes over 3 hours to say
Could you spend 3 and a half hours reading out one long word?Because this poor chump did. The longest word to exist in english is also the largest protein in the human body, commonly known as Titin, which is comprised for 244 individual proteins and when you name all of these, the word has 189,819 letters. While not officially the longest word in the english language, which belongs to lung disease pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, it certainly is the most repetitive, and if you want to see what it looks like and give yourself severe eye pain, you can do just that. We were happy with
. Much more musical.
Story by David O'Shaughnessy | 12:59 | Wednesday 12th December 2012 | WTF