Re: The Longest Word

Manoj Kasichainula (
Mon, 25 Oct 1999 00:36:19 -0500

On Mon, Oct 25, 1999 at 01:07:24AM -0400, Kragen Sitaker wrote:
> I believe this word is misspelled; I believe the last few syllables are
> "coniosis". I'm usually pretty good at remembering spellings of words;
> can somebody in possession of the cited dictionaries check?

The Guinness Book of World Records has it too (or used to), though I
don't have one anymore to check.

Speaking of long names:

The www. form of the hostname is too long for Netscape to handle.
(Laaaame!) Netcat and lynx handle it fine, though. Opera?

They claim to be the longest URL on the web. I don't think so.

Manoj Kasichainula - manojk at io dot com -
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