Most have at least heard of the Welsh village Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
, even if they can't ever hope to spell it.
"It has the most beautiful countryside, and I can still say Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
, which was a town nearby (and the longest place name in Britain)," she says.
That I can say this: "Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
" (A famous place in Wales, UK, with an incredibly hard name to pronounce.)
THE makers of the Anglesey edition of Monopoly have completed their toughest task - of getting Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
on the board.
The children were amused by the sign at Llanfairpwll train station, which features its more famous name of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
- the longest in Britain which means St Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of St Tysilio of the red cave.
Or you could go inland near Menai Bridge and get a photograph at the railway station at Llanfair PG - an abbreviated version of the longest name in Britain: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
A suspicious number of teams were claiming that their bitterest rivals were Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
Great Britain's longest name - Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
- belongs to a village in Anglesey in Wales.
For instance, try asking directions to "Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
." Looks like its as long to say it as to get there!
He is headmaster of the primary school in a village on the island of Anglesey which is well known to tourists because of its long name: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
Thankfully it is proving a success with the couple using the full Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
gin and tonic name to stand out from the crowd.
So why no HMS Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch