Who was the marketing wizard who put the “trd” in the Toyota Tacoma TRD?
My first experience with long German words was the German word for “speed limit”: Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzung
According to the Time magazine website, simonm, your word is now obsolete:
“Farewell to the longest word in the German language. The 63-letter word – “RkReÜAÜG” for short – had a surprisingly brief, 14-year life for such a mouthful. The word was originally coined in 1999 to describe a state labelling law meant to safeguard against mad cow disease, according to the Associated Press. But now that the state, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, has changed its regulation to conform with European Union regulations, both the word and the law it describes have been rendered moot.
So what exactly was this mouthful of a word? Here goes:
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The longest word ever “composed” is:
That word stands for the ‘Association for Subordinate Officials of the Head Office Management of the Danube Steamboat Electrical Services.’”
http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/06/04/63- ... -obsolete/