Hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian

HI can’t even pronounce this one.  But if you look on wiktionary  you can listen to the audio.  It has been a fun and educational exercise to find unusual words that have anything to do with writing. This one is a long shot. A long shot because short words are the style in my creativity realm. Otherwise my memoir would require a hippo to carry it around.

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4 responses to “Hippopotomonstrosesquipedalian”

  1. Ros Haywood says :

    I saw the title of this post and thought, “you HAVE to be joking! surely there’s no such word?” but I listened to the pronunciations. NB The Northern California man gets it wrong and puts an extra syllable in there “…sesquidapedalian”.
    Ros, visiting from The Writing Desk

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  2. Sheila M. Good, Author says :

    Well, that’s a mouth full! LOL Love the word theme. @sheilamgood at Cow Pasture Chronicles

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  3. randommusings29 says :

    Wow, that is some word! Great choice 🙂
    Debbie

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  4. Patricia Lynne (@plynne_writes) says :

    My H word was a mouthful too. Did the people coming up with these words even try to say them first????

    ~Ninja Minion Patricia Lynne aka Patricia Josephine~
    Story Dam
    Patricia Lynne, Indie Author

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