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English citations of pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

silicosis from aspirating volcano dust[edit]

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  • 1980 March, Lorin E. Kerr, “Black Lung”, Journal of Public Health Policy, volume 1, number 1, JSTOR 3342357, page 50: 
    Call it miner's asthma, silicosis, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, coal workers' pneumoconiosis, or black lung—they are all dust diseases with the same symptoms.
  • 1998 August 27, Smokey, “Lament for a Lung Disease”, talk.bizarre, Usenet:
    I say that it must be the silica dust
    That we breathed through our mouths and our noses
    That brought pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.
  • 2001 June 1, David Langford; Grant, John, Guts: A Comedy of Manners, Wildside Press, ISBN 9781587154485, page 72:
    Spineless and holy were they, as were the cockpits of youth, for naught ventured they under the prebuscum. Yet pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis was more than just a word to them.
  • 2002 December 18, Pod, “Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis”,, Usenet:
    It's either pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, or a bad cough.
  • 2008 November 17, Karl Pilkington, Karlology: What I've Learnt So Far..., Penguin, ISBN 9780756674571, page 74:
    Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is a type of lung disease. If someone can't breathe that well, why give the illness a name that they'll struggle saying in one breath?
  • 2009, Bumsang Yoo, “Welfare politics and social policy of coal workers’ pneumoconiosis in Britain and South Korea”[1], University of Edinburgh: 
    There are different names for CWP, miners' lung, black lung, 'black spit', 'miners' asthma', silicosis, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis etc. according to countries, times and parts.
  • 2010, Siler, Tim, “Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis” (song)[2]: 
    Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis / is a lung disease caused by breathing fine siliceous dust in heavy doses.
  • 2011 April 28, Kurt D. Stradtman, Am I the Person My Mother Warned Me About?: A Four-year College Experience ... Only the Good Parts, Xlibris, ISBN 9781462862887, LCCN 2011906469, page 90:
    I still can't watch House M.D. and not have my mind wonder [] Even I can fear of having Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis after watching it.