There’s long, then there’s llllooooonnnnngggg

Jeff, a listener on Asheville’s WCQS, weighed in on a conversation about the longest words featured in Says You! bluffing rounds:

Regarding the question about the longest words ever used for a bluffing round, I’m sure there are many that are longer than those in your list, but my favorites are:


If you have a long, short, obscure, funny, or interesting word send them our way!

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  1. Gregg Porter
    Gregg Porter says:

    In addition to the two above (both of which I learned as a kid), I also enjoyed “floccinaucinihilipilification.”

    You may remember our Icelandic round from Salt Lake City in December 2016, where I tried to tackle that famously disruptive volcano: “Eyjafjallajökull.”

    In my volunteer gig as a reader for the blind, I had to read the name of this Welsh town, in a book of so-called “awesome facts”: “Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.”
    (I had to do it in segments, which I then edited together.)

    Apparently, there is a town in Thailand called:

    PLEASE don’t make us say these on the air in a bluffing round. I suspect the panelists would take it as a personal challenge to keep asking me “would you repeat the word?” We only have an hour, friends!


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