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Discussion in 'Jukwaa la Lugha' started by Yo Yo, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. Yo Yo

    Yo Yo JF-Expert Member

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    Guys,What is an impressive English word that you know.... can you define it , and properly put it in a sentence?

    Just for starting...
    Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis - a respiratory disease caused by the inhalation of fine ash and dust

    As in:I stood too close to the erupting volcano and got pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.
     
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    Yoyo,

    The honorificabilitudinitatibus of this ultraantidisestablishmentarianism is pure floccinaucinihilipilificatiousness.
     
  3. Yo Yo

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    Big up Pundit......ngoja nitafute kamusi.....

    je hii....antidisestablishmentarianism-against disestablishment
     
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    HEPATICOCHOLANGIOCHOLECYSTENTEROSTOMIES = a surgical creation of a connection between the gall bladder and a hepatic duct and between the intestine and the gall bladder.

    Muweke na maana zake jamani watu tusijedesa kasa.
     
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    tintinnabulation-the tinkling sound of bells
     
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