The Longest English WordsThese words are unpronounceable, unreadable, and for most of us unusable ... but that doesn't mean we don't want to know what they are!
The Oldest Abbreviations In EnglishIn the age of LOL, WTF, and OMG, abbreviations are often looked at as a sign of the coming apocalypse. (Spoiler: LOL, WTF, and OMG are not the oldest abbreviations in English—you're shocked, we know.)
Origin of English system
First recorded in 1925–30
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