Evidence number 1:
And a close up in case you can't see it.
I believe this 23-letter word says, literally translated, Boss Room Accommodation en (I don't know why the ending -en is there).
The Scientist believes that the German language only really has like 30 words. They just string the rest of them together to make bigger words like Herzkreislaufwiederbelebung (heart-circle-run-again-enlivenment) which in English is known as C.P.R. Or what about Niederschlagswahrscheinlichkeit (downward knock truth appear). Don't know what Niederschlagswahrscheinlichkeit is? In English we might say "probability of precipitation!"
Do you know any other long German compound words?
I also have some sad news to report. Mr. Linky is now suffering from its own popularity. Please leave your contributions in the comment section and I will link them to this post.
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