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Comment by Vronnie

Posted on 2 April, 2008
Abbreviation ( its such a long word!)

Comment by Ralph van den Berg

Posted on 3 April, 2008
Military Intelligence, Deafening Silence (I wouldn't know where to put that one?), Shockingly Calm, Uncharted Territories, Feeling Numb, Motion Pictures, etc.

Comment by Ken

Posted on 3 April, 2008
...So, Abbreviation isn't an oxymoron... - but I agree it is an amusing term (given that its so long...) It fits (imho) into another category of words along with;

Comment by Ken

Posted on 3 April, 2008
Ah... Well, "Lisp" - impossible for people with one to say it! And Sesquipedalian - Look it up (trust me it is worth it!)

Comment by Ralph van den Berg

Posted on 3 April, 2008
Haha! Sesquipedalian (I looked it up, and I advise everybody to do so), couldn't have said it better myself!!!

Comment by Ralph van den Berg

Posted on 5 April, 2008
After a brief moment of thought, I believe that "Sesquipedalian" is probably better off as a redundancy. It makes oodles of sense that way.

Comment by Ralph van den Berg

Posted on 26 November, 2009
OK- here's one that tops the list: Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia - the fear of long words.

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