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Old 08-30-08, 11:34 AM   #1
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How would you like to live here? This is the 2nd longest town name on the planet as far as I can find, and I haven't got the slightest idea of how to pronounce it.

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Wales

The longest is in Thailand:

Krungthepmahanakornamornratanakosinmahintarayutthayamahadilokphopnop- paratrajathaniburiromudomrajaniwesmahasatharnamornphimarnavatarnsathit- sakkattiyavisanukamprasit.

http://teachingtreasures.com.au/stud...s/Llanfair.htm
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Old 08-30-08, 12:36 PM   #4
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Gotta love Germany......

and yes folks, that IS an actual town name in Germany.
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LOL, in that light I'm going to say "Now entering Orlando" was the most frighting thing I've ever seen printed on a sign.
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One of the great things about that part of PA is that you can be heading towards Intercourse (and Paradise), make one wrong turn, and there you are in Blue Ball.

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Ahh, but don't forget, "Bird-in-Hand" is also in that same area. It's actually on the way to Intercourse, hah.
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Bird-in-Hand, PA; Bone Lick (on Beaver Road in northern Kentucky).

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Twatt, Orkney, Shetland Islands, Scotland

There's also Eromanga, Queensland Australia (means 'porn comic' in Japanese)

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Gotta love Germany......

and yes folks, that IS an actual town name in Germany.
I thought *ucking was in Austria, not Germany.
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I hate Bethlem, Prince of Prussia, etc named places. Its just like, WTF? Couldn't be bothered to stick a "NEW" before the places like on the East Coast?
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*ucking is in Austria, but not that you knew that beforehand
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Zzzyzx.. Only audible sound you can make using the first letter z and no vowels..
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How would you like to live here? This is the 2nd longest town name on the planet as far as I can find, and I haven't got the slightest idea of how to pronounce it.

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Wales

The longest is in Thailand:

Krungthepmahanakornamornratanakosinmahintarayutthayamahadilokphopnop- paratrajathaniburiromudomrajaniwesmahasatharnamornphimarnavatarnsathit- sakkattiyavisanukamprasit.

http://teachingtreasures.com.au/stud...s/Llanfair.htm
There's a lake in MA called Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg
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Intercourse is on the way to Paradise Pennsylvania.
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Old 08-30-08, 07:36 PM   #24
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what about Ooltewah TN
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Knockemstiff, OH? It's an old moonshine town, and I kid ya not!

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...,0.109177&z=13
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