Bil Browning

The Three & a Half Hour 'Word'

Filed By Bil Browning | November 19, 2012 9:00 AM | comments

Filed in: You Gotta See This

This is being touted everywhere as the world's longest word - so long it takes three and a half hours to pronounce it. Sadly, it's not really a word. It's a 189,819-letter verbal formula for titin, "the largest known protein which is responsible for passive elasticity of muscle." And now you know.

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