Food Trivia Answer
What is longest word ever to appear in all of literature?
"The Greek name of a type of fricassee
is thought to be the longest word ever to apear in all of literature:
coined by the ancient playwright Aristophanes, the word is
Suffice it to say it's a fricassee that contains lots of ingredients [at least 16]."
For the list of ingredients see Lopado...pterygon -- Wikipedia
-- Barnette, Martha. Ladyfingers and Nun's Tummies: A Lighthearted Look At How Foods Got Their Names.
NY: ASJA Press, 2005, p. 135.