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Re: [ontolog-forum] (OT) German

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From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 08:49:06 -0800
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On Monday 14 January 2008 08:21, Ivan Herman wrote:
> Well, if you want such horrendous word, take the Hungarian
> legeslegmegvesztegethetetlenebbeknek    (01)

36 letters!    (02)

> (yes, all are 'e'-s), which roughly translates into 'for those who
> are by far the most uncurroptibles'). It is not a compound word, but
> it comes from the fact that, in Hungarian, all the 'modifiers' are
> added to the root word as prefixes or postfixes.    (03)

Well, we (English speakers) have this one:    (04)

  antidisestablishmentarianism    (05)

(only 28 letters)    (06)

According to the most immediately handy dictionary:    (07)

   n. the doctrine or political position that opposes the
   withdrawal of state recognition of an established church; --
   used especially concerning the Anglican Church in England.    (08)

> :-)
> Ivan    (09)

Randall Schulz    (010)

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