These words will curl your corneas and tie up your tongue. How much do you know about the longest English words?
There are longer words, but people argue about whether they count if they don't appear in a dictionary that most people would use.
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is 45 letters long and refers to a lung disease.
It means you don't believe that the bread and wine offered during communion are actually the blood and flesh of Christ.
It's a lung disease caused by inhaling fine silica particles from dust or volcanic ash.
It has antibacterial and antifungal characteristics, but it also causes allergic reactions in some people
If you turn away from an established church, you might be labeled with this word.
Poppins even goes so far as to sing the word backwards.
Compared to some others in our list, it's a baby.
It is 21 letters long.
It refers to something that doesn't have much value.
It can be administered orally to combat progesterone deficiency.
It took 3.5 hours. But people debate whether this a real word or just a chemical construction.
It has 189,819 letters. There's a YouTube video of a man speaking the word, and yes, it's boring.
It means "one who abstains from excess."
It can be used to detect byproducts made by bacteria in the intestines.
It's a soldier fly that typically lives less than a week.
It's a nonsense word but it might be used to describe something that's exciting or good.
And at 30 letters, it is very appropriate for our quiz
This 26-letter word refers to a type of salt that's very useful in medicine.
It refers to a surgically created connection between a hepatic duct and the gall bladder.
The condition is very rare and only affects about seven people in 1 million.
Popularly known as DDT, it thins eggshells and can cause bird populations to nosedive.
It's a pesticide and it was banned in 1972, an act that helped bald eagles recover in numbers.
He used the laborious word in a play called "Love's Labour's Lost"
If you have it, it means you have a hormonal disorder.
Its 27 letters are also an homage to lengthiness.
This one is extremely long but you won't find it in a consumer dictionary.
Because this one is a medical term, it might be thrown out in a longest-word contest.
It's an informal (but very long) word for the human body.
If it appeared in a regular dictionary it would be the longest English word.