Pity the poor conductor of this train...


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...having to call out the name of this station.



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Conductor: "Now arriving at Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantsiliogogogoch"

Passenger: "Gesundheit"
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I've been there. And I've heard it spoken several times.

It's that bad with a little practice.

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Pity the poor conductor of this train...


The Welsh and the Germans should get together to see who can make the longest words. I was in grade school when I first saw that sign. They still haven't shortened it. I doubt if the Germans can match it.

EDIT: On the other hand: Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsesetz. (For some reason, a space is being inserted, but it is one word.)
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Quote Quote by Astronuc View Post
I've been there. And I've heard it spoken several times.

It's that bad with a little practice.
Yes, it's that bad.
How to pronounce it.
Near the bottom of the page is a button to click to hear it spoken.
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And I was so close...
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I was making good progress dissecting the word until I got to the 4 consecutive L's..
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Quote Quote by Jimmy Snyder View Post
Yes, it's that bad.
How to pronounce it.
Near the bottom of the page is a button to click to hear it spoken.
Silly wabbits.
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That's easy, I could read it faster.
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