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What is the longest word in the English language: "Honorificabilitudinity" and "antnropomorD.hologically" were recently mentioned in this relation. But it has been pointed out that the claim, of the well-known sesquipedalian word "antitransubstantiationistically" which contains 32 letters, has been overlooked. And it will be remembered that in old English spelling books is given at the foot of a column of long wordß this one: "HonorificabilitudinitibusQue, which has one more syllable that Shakespeare used on "Love's Labour Lost."

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9599, 1 May 1919

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