Longest word in the German dictionary is no more…

Shock! Horror!
“Sesquipedalians – lovers of long words – will shudder. Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobics – those with a fear of such grandiloquence – will be happier.”

The longest word in the German dictionary has been removed.
Rindfleischetikettierungsueberwachungsaufgabenuebertragungsgesetz is no more. So, if you were worried about the law delegating the monitoring of beef labelling, worry no more. It has now been rescinded.

More here:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-22765498

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