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Longest German Word: “Donaudampfschiffahrtsgesellschaftskapitän.” No, I did not fall asleep on my keyboard, nor did a pet walk across my laptop. Donaudampfschiffahrtsgesellschaftskapitän is actually the longest German word, and at forty-two characters, it is a giant. When jokes are made about the German language, the punch line usually revolves around the multiple syllables and length … Read More >>