Longest word spoken during parliamentary meeting
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Boy, 16, says 45-letter word in Parliament

A 16-year-old boy who used a 45-letter word in Parliament has missed out 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 the Hansard.

MP Jacob Rees-Mogg's use of floccinaucinihilipilification remains the longest recorded.

  • 31 Jul 2017
  • From the section Dorset
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