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Loaded with consonants

Since shortly after learning to read, I've been fascinated by the name Schwartz. I used to see it on "For Sale" signs on houses: Patterson-Schwartz, who are still doing business under that name in Delaware. What fascinated me was the fact that it managed to pack 7 consonants around a single vowel. Now Kevin Drum has pointed out [at the end of his post] a common English word that has 8. I feel pretty stupid for not having noticed that in something over 45 years. Even if, technically, Schwartz's or Schwartzs' ties it, Kevin's word is much better. Anyone know one with 9?

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