which is the longest and shortest word in the world

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The longest word in English has 189,819 letters and would take you three and a half hours to pronounce correctly. Seriously. It's the chemical name of Titin (or connectin), a giant protein "that functions as a molecular spring which is responsible for the passive elasticity of muscle." You can listen to a guy pronounce the whole damn word. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious this is not. In fact, you would need to say Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious over 5,000 times to come close to this word to come close to matching its letter count (go ahead, I'll wait). If you want to see the word spelled out, it looks a lot like this:

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