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The Longest Word in English (Pronounciation)

The Longest Word in English

Titin is the largest protein yet discovered. Its full chemical name is 189,819 letters long and, depending on how you define a “word” is the longest word in the English language. It is not included in the dictionary – few lexicographers accept chemical formulas as words. But when people go round Googling “What’s the longest