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03-15-2006, 10:46 PM
The reference is here (http://www.askoxford.com/asktheexperts/faq/aboutwords/longestword?view=uk). The site has a great FAQ, which is here. (http://www.askoxford.com/asktheexperts/?view=uk) One of my favorites:

A person who flees is a fleer, and a person who sees is a seer (though to avoid confusion with seer meaning `foreteller', the forms see-er and seer have been used).