Boy, 16, uses 'longest word' in Parliament



A 16-year-old boy who used a 45-letter word in Parliament has missed out on making a House of Commons record.
Michael Bryan said the word pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis - a lung disease - at a Youth Select Committee meeting on 14 July.
However, as it was not a parliamentary proceeding it will not be officially recorded in Hansard.
MP Jacob Rees-Mogg's use of 29-letter floccinaucinihilipilification in 2012 remains the longest recorded.
A House of Commons spokeswoman said although Mr Bryan's use of pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis would not appear in Hansard, it... read more

 
1 August 2017 in Regional, Views: 57
Source: BBC
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