I heard that Bava Basra is the longest masechta in blatt but Brochos is the longest mesechta in words. Did anyone else hear anything about that?
What most likely got this rumor started is that Brachos does have and lots of pages with minimal commentary. Brachos does in fact (according to my calculations) take the record for most Talmudic text per page.
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No, Shabbos is the longest.
See the comments here: http://mi.yodeya.com/questions/2184/shelosha-veshishim-mi-yodeya/2208#2208