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Why a U.K. Weatherman Has Become a Sudden Internet Star — Here’s the Video

Sep 10, 2015  •  Post A Comment

A TV weather reporter in the U.K. has become an Internet sensation for an unusual reason. Liam Dutton is getting attention for his pronunciation of the name of a village in Wales that reportedly has the longest place name in Europe — spanning 58 characters.

The town is known as Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch, but even the length of the name doesn’t hint at how hard it is to pronounce.

Here’s a clip about it, posted by CNN:

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  1. Yes, but did you know that back in the 60’s Stephen Sondheim, writing as Esteban Ria Nido, set it to music in “The MAD Show”?


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