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This article is from the Puzzles FAQ, by Chris Cole chris@questrel.questrel.com and Matthew Daly mwdaly@pobox.com with numerous contributions by others.

249 language/english/pronunciation/autonym.p


What is the longest word whose phonetic and normal spellings are the same?

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spendthrift (11 letters)
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Unless noted otherwise, all words occur in Webster's Third New International
Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Springfield, MA, 1961.

 

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