Pity the poor conductor of this train

  1. jtbell

    Staff: Mentor

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

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  2. jcsd
  3. Conductor: "Now arriving at Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantsiliogogogoch"

    Passenger: "Gesundheit"
     
  4. Astronuc

    Staff: Mentor

    I've been there. And I've heard it spoken several times.

    It's that bad with a little practice.
     
  5. 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.)
     
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2011
  6. Yes, it's that bad.
    How to pronounce it.
    Near the bottom of the page is a button to click to hear it spoken.
     
  7. I was making good progress dissecting the word until I got to the 4 consecutive L's..
     
  8. Evo

    Staff: Mentor

    Silly wabbits.
     
  9. That's easy, I could read it faster.
     
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