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Weatherman Nails Pronunciation (We Think) of This 58-Letter Place

If you look at the word "Llanfairpwllgwyngyll," you may think the cat just laid on the keyboard. But it's a real word, and a large village and community on the island of Anglesey in Wales. And this UK-based weather man, Liam Dutton, has no problem pernouncing it correctly (we think — we'll take his word for it). The word is 58 letters long, making it the longest place name in Europe, and the second-longest in the word, behind this 85-letter place in New Zealand. Now that's a mouthful.
Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakit anatahu



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We used to go hill walking in North Wales when I was a child, and on occasion would catch a train homeward from this very village. It was always a source of amusement trying to pronounce the name when buying tickets.
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