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Articles Tagged 'British Place Names'

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How to Pronounce the Longest Place Name in the U.K.

The following video clip has been enjoying viral status over the last day or so, because it addresses a situation some people may find intimidating, with grace, wit and most importantly, aptitude. Llanfairpwllgwyngyll is a village on the island of Anglesey off the north-western corner of Wales. It’s not a big place, only the sixth […]

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WATCH: How to Pronounce Difficult U.K. Place Names

How do you pronounce the above British place name? It may not be what you think. Britain is home to many villages and towns with counterintuitive pronuniciations, as we’ve learned before. In this week’s episode of the Anglophenia YouTube series, Brit Siobhan Thompson teaches an American, Science Friction host Rusty Ward, how to say some […]