Posts Tagged ‘Occupational disease’

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanokoniosis

Monday, October 11th, 2010

  Oops! That’s one difficult word to pronounce. Besides, it is the longest word in the English language according to the Oxford Dictionary. This tongue twister that is 45 alphabets long has been coined using many smaller words. Thus, while ‘pneumono’ refers to the lungs, ‘ultramicroscopic’ means extremely minute. The ‘silico’ part indicates that silica [...]

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