Can You Pronounce This 63-Letter Word?


Tuesday's “CBS This Morning” tried to have some fun with a news story about Germany retiring their language's longest official word, which is a ridiculous 63 letters long!

For those of you keeping score at home, that's "Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz".

What's it mean? Well, it was created in 1999 to explain a Beef Monitoring Assessment law related to Mad Cow Disease regulations. Duh!

A new law has officially removed the word from the German language, but none of the “CBS This Morning” anchors want to have anything to do with trying to pronounce it... instead they played a clip of a German woman pronouncing it expertly over and over again.

Hey Charlie, Gayle and Norah: What's German for "chicken"?