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The second longest word in English (and in the world) contains 2,087,214 letters and means something like a girl or a bitch. It was coined by writer Nigel Tomm in his book The Blah Story, Volume 10. The word occupies 728.

Here’s a very small excerpt of the word:

babyoubiquitouseadogablahomeffectonightobyeassymmetricityowlablaheat-enderopechoeslightlyuppiepitheturnsweetoastiedgedificexcretadamanterribl-educatedrumustablahisisterealityearnobodyesirapacityounderstandoorbellick-sensuousecretownevereadsimplelationatchomiciderectionaboblahisupered-iagramustoleratevenominalovenergyahoopsorryoudderunoxiouslut…oiletub

Here’s the cover image of The Blah Story, Volume 10:

The Blah Story, Volume 10

 The word was coined using a simple algorithm:

Firstly, Nigel Tomm takes a word “baby.” The word “baby” has the last letter “y,” so Tomm adds to the word “baby” a word which has the first letter “y,” he chooses a word “you,” and gets the word “babyou.” Symbolically it can be written

baby+(y)ou= babyou.

New word “babyou” has the last letter is “u,” so Tomm must add a word which begins with a letter “u,” and he chooses “ubiquitous.” Now, he gets a new word “babyoubiquitous.” Symbolically it could be written as

baby+(y)ou+(u)biquitous= babyoubiquitous

Applying this algorithm one more time we get:

baby+(y)oubiquitous+(s)eadog= babyoubiquitouseadog

and

baby+(y)oubiquitous+(s)eadog+(g)ab= babyoubiquitouseadogab,

and

baby+(y)oubiquitous+(s)eadog+(g)ab+(b)lah= babyoubiquitouseadogablah,

and so on. This algorithm was applied to get the word which is 2,087,214 letters long and occupies 728 pages.

You can find the algorithm here.

 P.S. All The Blah Story, Volume 10 can be downloaded for free from Nigel Tomm’s Amazon page.

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