The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.
The only other word with the same amount of letters is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural.
The longest place-name still in use is a New Zealand hill, Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapiki maungahoronukupokaiwenuakitnatahu.
So how do they pronounce that?
Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula" and can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size, "L.A."
Am I the only one who enjoys this thread besides dprUsh83, Kate and Joe? Science Facts
-I don't go over serious ones but wacky ones.
..that male mosquitoes do not bite? So blame the females next time.
..that oysters can change from one gender to another and back again?
..that the small intestine is 7-8 meters long, making it the largest organ inside the human body? The large intestine is only 1-1.5 meters long!