WONDER #737: What is the Longest Word in the English Language?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. what supercalifragilisticexpialidocious means.
  2. which words might be the longest in the English language.
  3. strategies for winning a spelling bee.
  4. how good spelling can help you in school

Question 2 of 3

The longest word that most people can agree upon as being a "real" word is _____________________________________.

  1. deinstitutionalization
  2. supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
  3. antidisestablishmentarianism
  4. counterrevolutionaries

Question 3 of 3

According to this Wonder, what are some reasons people think some words should not be considered the longest in the English language?

  1. The word was made up for a movie or competition.
  2. The word is technical and only used in science or medicine.
  3. The word is found in the dictionary.
  4. Both a and b

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