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That's a long word!

Yes, it is, and at 45 letters it's the longest word in the English language.

What does it mean?

It is the name of a lung disease that is caused by inhaling ultra-microscopic particles of siliceous volcanic dust. It is most often found in miners.

The Simpsons?

Yes, this word managed to pop up in The Simpsons too. This was the episode with Grandpa's love potion. Here's the scene:

Grandpa: Welcome home, Son. I broke two lamps and lost all your mail. [Marge walks away] What's wrong with your wife?

Homer: Never mind, you wouldn't understand.

Grandpa: Flu?

Homer: No.

Grandpa: Protein deficiency?

Homer: No.

Grandpa: Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis?

Homer: No.

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So where can I learn more about it?

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But where did you get all your information?

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