Antidisestablishmentarianism

The word commonly (but erroneously) called "longest in the English language"* seldom appears in the news and could be defined by few English-speakers. It crept into last week's news when a little body called the National Free Church Assembly gathered at Weston-super-Mare, Somer-setshire, England, and urged that, "in the interests of the Kingdom of God, the Anglican Church should be disestablished and disendowed."

This proposal has been made from time to time, and is even said to be favored by the Bishop of Durham and a considerable...

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