Barney & Clyde by Gene Weingarten, Dan Weingarten & David Clark

Barney & Clyde

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  1. Rod Gonzalez

    Rod Gonzalez said, about 1 year ago

    Actually the longest word is -

    ANTIDISESTABLISHMENTARIANISM

    - Being against those against the Establishment.

  2. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, about 1 year ago

    hey, it’s a perfectly cromulent word.

  3. thebird55

    thebird55 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. (I used to know how to spell it, but had to Google it that time.)

  4. luvcmx

    luvcmx said, about 1 year ago

    Buloooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooney

  5. finale

    finale said, about 1 year ago

    “Fine”

  6. brightr1

    brightr1 said, about 1 year ago

    Yea

  7. Saucy1121

    Saucy1121 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Smiles – because there is a mile between the 2 esses.

  8. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    It all depends which dictionary you consult. Some are more lenient than others.

  9. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    @Rod Gonzalez

    Which means they are for the Establishment.

  10. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    @thebird55

    But what does “Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis” signify? You should know to have the definition with the word at all times. It is a disease meaning——


    Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is, according to the _Oxford English Dictionary, _"a factitious word alleged to mean ‘a lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silica dust, causing inflammation in the lungs.’"1 A condition meeting the word’s definition is normally called silicosis.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    @thebird55

    This is how Germans build new words, they tack on all aspects of it and get long trains. We don’t need to do that in most cases.

  12. thebird55

    thebird55 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    It was late and I was being lazy. I didn’t feel like taking the time to explain that it can be debated as to whether it is an accepted word, or not. As Stephen Gilberg pointed out, different sources have different opinions. I think it is a fine example of the same word class (as pointed out in today’s strip) as floccinaucinihilipilification.

  13. LukeJavan8

    LukeJavan8 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    For decades this has been my favorite word.

  14. LukeJavan8

    LukeJavan8 GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    Flaucci, that is.

  15. CougarAllen

    CougarAllen said, about 1 year ago

    Mary Poppins had the longest song title …
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThBhL-R58UI


    -Cougar :{)

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